STEVENSON, Alice Margaret

STEVENSON, Alice Margaret (née Adams). Sheldon, Warwickshire 26.12. 1875 — 11.5.1957. British Missionary and Indologist. Educated at The Ladies’ College in Jersey, at Somerville College, Oxford, and at Trinity College, Dublin. In 1899 Honour, School of Jurisprudence, Oxford. In 1900 went to India as missionary, in 1906 married with —>…

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SUALI, Luigi

SUALI, Luigi. Bologna 29.9.1881 — Pavia 9.3.1957. Italian Indologist. Professor in Pavia. Studied at Bologna under Pullé, graduated in 1903. In 1903-05 further studies under Jacobi at Bonn. PD 1907 Bologna. In 1909-10 Acting Professor at Pavia, then ao. and from 1914 ord. Professor at Pavia, taught until 1956. From…

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SCHUBRING, Walter

SCHUBRING, Julius Hermann Walther (Walter). Lübeck 10.12.1881 — Hamburg 13.4.1969. German Indologist. Professor in Hamburg. Son of Julius S., a classical scholar and the director of Realgymnasium Katharineum in Lübeck, and Anna Nagel, learnt classical languages at home and Sanskrit as a schoolboy. Matriculated in 1900 from Katharineum and began…

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STEVENSON, John

STEVENSON, John. Alton Campsie, Stirlingshire 3.11.1798 — 11.8.1858. Rev. British (Scots) Missionary and Indologist in India. Son of William St., educated at Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities. M.A. 1816 Glasgow. Ordained 1823 and sent by Scottish Missionary Society to their new Bombay Mission. “Missionary at Hurnee and Poona until appointed, 1834,…

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STERNBACH, Ludwik

STERNBACH, Ludwik. Cracow 12.12.1910 — Paris 25.3.1981. Polish Indologist. Studied law at Cracow, dr.iuris. Then studied Indology at Lwów (under Stasiak) and Cracow (Willman-Grabowska, 1933-38 her Assistant). Ph.D. 1938. From 1939 Docent or ao. Professor of Indology at Lwów, but emigrated because of the war, ending up in India (Bombay).…

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SMYTH, Herbert Weir

SMYTH, Herbert Weir. Wilmington, DE 8.8.1857 — Bar Harbor, ME 16.7.1937. U.S. Classical (Greek) Scholar also interested in Indology. Son of Clement Biddle Smyth, an iron manufacturer, and Sarah Ann Sellers. Educated at Swarthmore (A.B. 1876) and Harvard (A.B. 1878) Further studies in Germany: 1879-81 Leipzig, 1881-83 Göttingen. Ph.D. 1884…

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SMITH, Vincent Arthur

SMITH, Vincent Arthur. Dublin 3.6.1848 — Oxford 6.2.1920. Irish Indologist, Historian and Art Historian of India, in India (1871–1900) and the U.K. Son of Aquilla Smith (1806–1890), physician and noted numismatist and archaeologist, and Esther Faucett. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin (B.A. 1868) and Cambridge (M.A.). In 1869 joined the…

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WINDISCH, Ernst Wilhelm Oskar

WINDISCH, Ernst Wilhelm Oskar. Dresden 4.9.1844 — Dresden 30.10. 1918. German Indologist and Celtic Scholar. Professor in Leipzig. Son of a schoolteacher. From 1863 studied at Leipzig classics, Germanic (under Zarncke), Sanskrit (Brockhaus) and Comparative Linguistics (Curtius). Ph.D. 1867 Leipzig. PD in Sanskrit and Comparative Linguistics 1869 Leipzig. From 1868…

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WEIBGEN, Günther

WEIBGEN, Günther. 190? — 194?. German Indologist. Studied at Berlin under Lüders. He was too early employed in Berlin library (succeeding Nobel in 1928-39) and had never time to complete even his Ph.D. He was well remembered by colleagues because of his great helpfulness. Served in the army and died…

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WEBER, Albrecht Friedrich

WEBER, Albrecht Friedrich. Breslau 17.2.1825 — Berlin 30.11.1901. German Indologist. Professor in Berlin. Son of Benedikt Weber, a Professor of Economics. Educated at monastery school in Rossleben, learnt Greek and Hebrew. In 1842-45 studied classical and Oriental philology at Breslau (under Stenzler), for a while at Bonn (1844, Lassen) and…

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