WEBER, Albrecht

WEBER, Friedrich Albrecht. 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 there Greek and Hebrew. In 1842-45 studied classical and Oriental philology at Breslau (under Stenzler), for a while at Bonn (1844, Lassen…

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BURNELL, Arthur C.

BURNELL, Arthur Coke. St.Briavels, Gloucestershire 11.7.1840 — London 12. or 16.10.1882. British Civil Servant and Indologist in India. Son of Arthur B., of E.I.C.’s marine service, and Mary Agnes Like. Educated at Bedford School and at King’s College in London. Joined the I.C.S. in 1860, served in various parts of…

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BÜHLER, Georg

BÜHLER, Johann Georg. Borstel bei Nienburg (Hannover) 19.7.1837 — Bodensee 8.4.1898. German Indologist in India (1863-80) and Austria. Professor in Vienna. Son of Rev. Johann Georg B. and Charlotte Elisabeth Hagemann. Educated in Hannover, where he had among his teachers the philologists Ahrens and Kühner. In 1855 he came to…

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AUFRECHT, Theodor

AUFRECHT, Simon Theodor. Leschnitz, Schlesien (now Leśnica, Poland) 7.1.1822 (1821?) — Bonn 3.4. 1907. German Indologist. Professor in Edinburgh and Bonn. Born in a Jewish merchant family, took later Christianity. Gymnasium in Oppeln, where he already became interested in Old German. In 1843 started the study of Classical Philology at…

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