MENGES, Karl

MENGES, Karl Heinrich. Frankfurt a.M. 22.4.1908 — Vienna 20.9.1999. German Turkologist in the U.S.A. Professor in New York. Born in a Roman Catholic family. Educated at Lessing Gymnasium in Frankfurt, matriculated 1926. Studies at Frankfurt, Munich and from 1928 at Berlin. Ph.D. 1932 Berlin. Several early field trips to Soviet Union.…

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NASILOV, Vladimir Mihajlovič

NASILOV, Vladimir Mihajlovič. Zarajsk, Gub. Rjazan 15.(27.)5.1893 — Moscow 20.5.1970. Russian Central Asian Scholar, specialist of Uigur (ancient and modern). Son of a priest, educated in Zarajsk. Graduated 1917 from Lazarevskij Institut, Moscow. In 1928-30 naučnyj sotrudnik at Institute of Peoples of Soviet Union, in 1930-35 taught at Communist University…

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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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MARKWART (Marquart), Josef

MARKWART, Josef (until 1922 Marquart). Reichenbach am Heuberg, Württemberg 9.12.1864 — Berlin 4/5.2.1930. German German Oriental Scholar. Professor in Berlin. Born in a Catholic peasant family, son of Anton M. (1834–1909) and Maria Magdalena Moser (1845–1909). Studies of Catholic theology at Tübingen, but soon Oriental languages (especially Arabic and Armenian),…

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MALOV, Sergej Efimovič

MALOV, Sergej Efimovič. Kazan 4.1.(16.1.)1880 — Leningrad 6/7.9.1957. Russian Turkologist and Central Asian Scholar. Son of Evfemij Aleksandrovič M., Professor of the Theological Academy. Graduated 1904 at Kazan Theological Academy and 1909 at Oriental Faculty, St.Petersburg, in Islamic Languages. Mag. 1916 in Turkish Linguistics, Dr. of Linguistics 1935. Worked in St.Petersburg/Leningrad.…

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