WAAG, Anatol

WAAG, Anatol. Elec, Russia 24.11.1906 — Zagreb 19??. Russian (German) Linguist and Iranian Scholar. From 1926 studies in Germany, never returned to Soviet Union. Ph.D. 1931 Leipzig. Then Assistant at Leipzig in 1932-39.  PD 1939 Leipzig, moved soon to Zagreb. There he was Lecturer in German. He was soon connected…

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VASIL’EV, Aleksej Ivanovič

VASIL’EV, Aleksej Ivanovič. St.Petersburg 1903 — Leningrad 6.11.1936. Russian Specialist of Sogdian. Son of a worker. Joined early the Communist Party and served as matros in 1921-26, in 1923 final school examination. After a while in a steam ship, in 1927-30 studies of Asian history at Leningrad University. 1930 aspirant,…

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SMIRNOVA, Ol’ga Ivanovna

SMIRNOVA, Ol’ga Ivanovna. Petergof (Petrodvorec) 14.(27.)6.1910 — 13.1. 1982. Russian Central Asian (Sogdian) Scholar and Historian. Daughter of an officer. Graduated 1934 from Leningrad as student of Frejman. Kand. filol. nauk 1945. Employed in 1934-35 in Numismatic Department of Hermitage, then 1935–82 naučnyj sotrudnik (1948 staršij n. s.) at Oriental…

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SCHAEDER, Hans Heinrich

SCHAEDER, Hans Heinrich. Göttingen 31.1.1896 — Göttingen 13.3.1957. German Iranian and Semitic Scholar. Professor in Berlin and Göttingen. Son of Erich S. (1861–1936; Professor of Theology at Göttingen 1896-99, Kiel 1899-1918, and Breslau). Interrupted school in Kiel in 1914 and joined the army as voluntary, served in France, Lithuania and…

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ROZENBERG, Fridrih Aleksandrovič (Friedrich Rosenberg)

ROZENBERG, Fridrih (Fëdor) Aleksandrovič (Friedrich Rosenberg). Fellin, Livonia (near Viljandi in Estonia) 1.(13.)3.1867 — Leningrad 5.6.1934. Russian (German of Livonia) Iranian Scholar. Graduated 1890 from Oriental Faculty of St.Petersburg Uni­versity. From 1902 worked in Asian Museum and Oriental Institute, in 1919-29 also in Japhetic Institute. Director of the Asian Museum in Leningrad.…

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REICHELT, Hans

REICHELT, Hans (Johann). Baden bei Wien 20.4.1877 — Ibid. 11/12.5.1939. Austrian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in Graz. Son of Leo R., the owner of a printing press, and Luise Schemel, educated in his home town. In 1896-98 studied IE, classical, Germanic and Indo-Iranian philology (Bühler et al.) at Vienna, then under…

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MÜLLER, F. W. K.

MÜLLER, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl. Neudamm near Frankfurt a.d. Oder 21.1.1863 — Berlin 18.4.1930. German Central Asian Scholar. Museum Director in Berlin. In 1873 the family moved to Berlin, where he attended Französisches Gymnasium (as also Le Coq), and from 1883 studied at Berlin University theology and Oriental languages (under Sachau…

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