SCHLEGEL, August Wilhelm von

SCHLEGEL, August Wilhelm von. Hannover 5.9.1767 — Bonn 12.5.1845. German Indologist, Classical Scholar and Art Historian. Professor in Bonn. Son of Johann Adolf S., priest and author, of and old cultural family, and Erdmuthe Hübsch, nephew of the poet Johann Elias S., himself started early the career of a poet.…

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SCHARPÉ, Adriaan Alberik Maria

SCHARPÉ, Adriaan Alberik Maria. Leuven 29.10.1913 — 7.3.1986. Belgian Indologist. Professor in Gent and Amsterdam. Son of Lodewijks (Louis) S., Professor of German, and Esther Legein. Studies of Classics 1931-37 at Leuven, Ph.D. 1937/38, also studies 1934-39 at Utrecht, Ph.D. 1937 under Gonda. In 1939-42 schoolteacher of classics in Berchem,…

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RASK, Rasmus Christian

RASK, Rasmus Kristian (bapt. Rasmus Christian Rasch). Brændekilde near Odense 22.11.1787 — Copenhagen 14.11.1832. Danish Linguist and Traveller, also interested in Sanskrit and Old Iranian. Professor in Copenhagen. Son of Niels Hansen Rasch, a smallholder and tailor, and Birthe Rasmusdatter. Educated at home and in Odense, became early interested in…

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TIELE, Cornelius Petrus

TIELE, Cornelius Petrus. Leiden 16.12.1830 — Leiden 11.1.1902. Dutch Scholar of Comparative and Iranian Religion. Son of a printer-merchant, educated in Leiden, studied theology at Amsterdam in 1848-53. In 1853-56 Remonstrant minister in Moordrecht, in 1856-73 in Rotterdam. From 1873 Professor at Seminarie der Remonstranten in Leiden, from 1877 Professor…

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PEDERSEN, Holger

PEDERSEN, Holger. Gjelballe near Lunderskov, Kolding prov. 7.4.1867 — Hellerup 25.10. 1953. Danish Linguist. Professor in Copenhagen. Born in a teacher family in Jutland. After school in Ribe he studiedfrom 1885at Copenhagen classical philology, Danish and linguistics under Verner, Thomsen, Møller and Wimmer. Graduated in 1890 he immediately started research…

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VRIES, Johann Dietrich Ludwig de

VRIES, Johann Dietrich Ludwig de. Gennep 18.4.1894 — 19??. Dutch Indologist. Son of a railway officer, educated in Utrecht. From 1915 studied at Utrecht classical philology, Sanskrit (Caland) and linguistics (Schrijnen). Cand. 1918 and Dr. in class. phil. 1921 Utrecht. In 1921-22 studied Romanistics at Amsterdam. In 1923 deputy Professor…

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VREESE, Koenrad Stanislaus Jan Marie de

VREESE, Koenrad Stanislaus Jan Marie de. Gent 15.5.1906 — Baarn 30.4.1992. Dutch Indologist. Professor in Amsterdam. After gymnasium in Rotterdam studied classics at Leiden in 1924-30. Ph.D. 1936 Leiden (under Vogel). In 1930-48 schoolteacher in Delft, 1948-60 principal in Zaandam high school. In 1948-63 PD of Pāli at Leiden. From…

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VOGEL, Jean-Philippe

VOGEL, Jean-Philippe. ’s-Gravenhage 9.1.1871 — Oegstgeest 10.4.1958. Dutch Indologist, Specialist of Indian Art and Archaeology. Professor in Leiden. Son of Johan Gregorius V. (a judge, 1843–1920) and Jeanne Adrienne du Quesne van Breuchem (1844–1890). Educated in Alkmaar and Haarlem, then studied Sanskrit and Dutch at Amsterdam, also attented Kern’s lectures…

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VLIET, Joannes van der

VLIET, Joannes van der. Reeuwijk 24.4.1847 — Utrecht 17.7.1902. Dutch Classical Scholar and Indologist. Professor in Utrecht. Gymnasium and studies of Classics at Leiden, Ph.D. 1874. In Sanskrit student of Kern. In 1874-91 school-teacher in Assen, Haarlem, and other places. From 1890 Docent of Sanskrit at Amsterdam. From 1891 Professor…

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LOHUIZEN-DE LEEUW, Johanna Engelberta van

LOHUIZEN-DE LEEUW, Johanna Engelberta van (née de Leeuw, Joan). Amsterdam 25.10.1919 — 8?.12.1983. Dutch Indologist and Art Historian. Professor in Amsterdam. Daughter of Willem Carel de Leeuw and Margareta Lievina Muller, spent her childhood in the U.S.A. and came back to the Netherlands to school. Studies of Indo-Iranian at Leiden…

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