FINCKH, Elisabeth

FINCKH, Elisabeth (née Wirth). Würzburg 23.8.1912 — Bremen 23.1.1993.German Physician interested in Tibetan Medicine. Dr.med. Worked as physician in Hamburg. In 1962 studied Tibetan medicine in Dharamsala under Yeshi Donden and others. Married Ulrich Finckh, five children. Publications: Grundlagen tibetischer Heilkunde. Nach dem Buche rGyud bźi. Band 1. 107 p. Uelzen 1975,…

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EMMERICK, Ronald E.

EMMERICK, Ronald Eric. Sydney 9.3.1937 — Hamburg 31.8.2001. Australian Indologist, Tibetan and Iranian (Khotan Saka) scholar in the U.K. and Germany. Professor in Hamburg. Son of Eric Steward E., a builder, and Myrtle Caroline Smith. After school in Sydney studied in 1955-59 Classics, French and German at Sydney (B.A. 1959,…

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GORDON, Charles A.

GORDON, Charles Alexander. 1821 — London 30.9.1899. British Surgeon-General in India. Son of an officer. Studies at Edinburgh and St.Andrews (M.D. 1849). From 1841 Assistant Surgeon in Army Medical Department, served in North India, 1847-48 on West Africa expedition and 1860-61 in China. In 1870-71 in Franco-German war as medical…

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GLEHN, Edmund Theophil de (von)

GLEHN, Edmund Theophil de (von). Reval (Tallinn) 3.1.1800 — Ibid. 20.1.1884. Baltic German Physician interested in India. Son of Peter von Glehn (1751–1823), a merchant, and Mary/Margaretha Elisabeth Clayhills. Dr.med. Worked as Court Medicus for the Czar in St.Petersburg and collaborated with —> R. Lenz. Married Emilie Auguste Rosenbaum (1820–1894),…

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FILLIOZAT, Jean

FILLIOZAT, Jean. Paris 4.11.1906 — Paris 27.10.1982. French Indologist. Professor in Paris. Son of a physician, educated in Paris (Lycée Henri IV and Louis le Grand). After studies of medicine in Paris (Dr. med. 1930) he practised as ophthalmologist until 1947. But he became early interested in India and studied…

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FICHTNER, Horst

FICHTNER, Horst. Dresden 3.9.1893 — Berlin 12.5.1961. German Priest, Theologian, physician and Student of History of Medicine, apparently without any linguistic knowledge. Dr. med. 1924 Leipzig. Ph.D. Dr.theol. Taught at Theological Faculty, Berlin. A Nazi. Publications: Diss. an excerpt of 16 p. of the work publ. as Die Medizin im…

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ESSER, A. Albert M.

ESSER, Alexander Albert Maria. Düsseldorf 25.1.1885 — Düsseldorf 4.2.1972. German Physician interested in Sanskrit. Son of Wilhelm E., owner of a brewery. After school in Düsseldorf began law studies at Freiburg i.Br., but soon medicine at Bonn, Berlin, Freiburg and Heidelberg. Dr.med. 1909 Heidelberg. In 1919-61 he was practising ophthalmologist…

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