POPE, John Van Someren

POPE, John Van Someren. Plymouth 3.1.1850 — London 10.11.1936. British Teacher and Oriental Scholar. Son of —> G. U. Pope and Henrietta van Someren. Studies at Cambridge, M.A. Teacher in Calcutta: Professor at Presidency College (1877). Public Inspector of Schools for Eastern Circe (1889 on furlough). Finally Director of Public Instruction…

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QUIN, Ernest Gordon

QUIN, Ernest Gordon. Dublin 9.6.1910 — 29.8.1986. Irish Linguist also familiar with Sanskrit. Son of Ernest Samuel Quin, From 1934 Lecturer in Sanskrit at Trinity College, Dublin. Publications: Wrote on Old Irish language and lexicography, e.g. Old-Irish Workbook. 163 p. Dublin 1975. Sources: *www.ainm.ie/Bio.aspx?ID=1601, apparently full life, but in Irish;…

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SIEGFRIED, Rudolf Thomas

SIEGFRIED, Rudolf Thomas. Dessau 1830 — Dublin 10.1.1863. German IE and Celtic Scholar in Ireland. Professor in Dublin. From Dessau. Studied 1850-51 at Tübingen under Roth, then at Berlin under Bopp and Weber, became soon interested in Celtology and went to England to write a comparative grammar. After reading the work…

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LOTTNER, Carl

LOTTNER, Carl Friedrich. Berlin 20.6.1834 — Dublin 5.4.1873. German Celtic and IE Linguist in Ireland. Professor in Dublin. Son of general counsel, Justizrat Franz August L. (d. 1836) and Juliane Sander. After school and Gymnasium in Berlin studied in 1851-54 at Berlin under Bopp and Grimm. Worked as schoolteacher, then…

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KING, Lucas White

KING, Lucas White. Madras 28.9.1856 — Craig Veigh (or Aboyne), Deeside 23.8.1925. Sir. British (Anglo-Irish) Civil Servant in India, Oriental Scholar, Historian and Numismatist. Professor in Dublin. Son of Deputy Surgeon-General Henry King and Sophie Eccleston. Sent to Ireland in 1864, educated at Ennis College and Dublin University. B.A. &…

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DILLON, Myles

DILLON, Myles. Dublin 11.4.1900 — Dublin 18.6.1972. Irish Indologist and Linguist, partly in the U.S.A. Professor in Dublin, etc. Son of the well-known politician and freedom fighter John D. (1851–1927) and Elizabeth Mathew. Educated in Dublin and Wexford, then studies at University College (National Uni­versity of Ireland), B.A. 1921, M.A.…

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COLLINS, Mark

COLLINS, Mark. Brighton 28.12.1866 — 193?. British Indologist in India. Educated at Brighton Grammar School. In 1881-86 in business, then teacher at a private school preparing himself for matriculation examination, which he passed at University of London in 1888. In 1892 B.A. there. At the same time taught at Brighton…

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CANNING, Hugh

CANNING, Hugh. 18?? — 23.12.1927. Irishman? M.A. 1910 Trinity College. From 1914 Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology at Trinity College in Dublin (1924). Publications: Nothing found. Sources: Death in the Belfast Gazette 28.9.1928, 1987; nomination in Dublin University Calendar online. No further information found (not in D.I.B.).

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