STEVENSON, Margaret

STEVENSON, Alice Margaret (née Adams). Sheldon, Warwickshire 26.12. 1875 — Dublin 11.5.1957. British Missionary and Indologist. Educated at The Ladies’ College in Jersey, studies 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…

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SUALI, Luigi

SUALI, Luigi. Bologna 29.9.1881 — Pavia 9.3.1957. Italian Indologist. Professor in Pavia. Son of Vincenzo and Genovieffa Zucchini. 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…

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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 — Ladykirk11.8.1858. Rev. British (Scottish) 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. Son of Edward St. and Clara Amster, a Jewish family. From 1927 studied law at Cracow, dr.iuris 1931. LL.D. 1933. Also studied Indology at Lwów (under Stasiak) and Cracow (Willman-Grabowska, 1933-38 her Assistant). Ph.D. 1938. In 1936-39 also practised law as…

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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. British (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 (d. 1850). Educated at Trinity College, Dublin (B.A. 1868) and Cambridge (M.A.). In…

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WINDISCH, Ernst Wilhelm Oskar

WINDISCH, Ernst Wilhelm Oskar. Dresden 4.9.1844 (or 14.9.?) — Dresden 30.10.1918. German Indologist and Celtic Scholar. Professor in Leipzig. Son of a schoolteacher, Louis W. Windisch and Caroline Lamm.After Kreuzschule in Leipzig studiedfrom 1863 at Leipzig classics, Germanic (under Zarncke), Sanskrit (Brockhaus) and Comparative Linguistics (Curtius). Ph.D. 1867 Leipzig. PD…

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WEIBGEN, Günther

WEIBGEN, Günther. 190? — 194?. German Indologist. Studied at Berlin (1921 already there) 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…

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WEBER, Albrecht

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, learned 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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