VREEDE-DE STUERS, Cora

VREEDE-DE STUERS, Cora (née Suzanne Coralie Lucipara de Stuers). Bodegraven 29.11.1909 — Baarn, prov. Utrecht 11.11.2002. Dutch Sociologist. Daughter of Eugène de Stuers, director of machine industry, and Susanna Teding van Berkhout. Educated in Utrecht, in 1928-35 studied art history and ethnology in Paris. In 1936 travelled with her husband…

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SPEYER, Jacob Samuel

SPEYER, Jacob Samuel (Speijer). Amsterdam 20.12.1849 — Leiden 1.11.1913. Dutch Indologist. Professor in Amsterdam, Groningen and Leiden. Born in a Jewish family, son of the elder J. S. Sp. and Elizabet Calisch. Educated in Amsterdam, studied classics at Athenaeum there, then Sanskrit at Leiden (under Kern). Ph.D. 1872 Leiden. In 1873-79…

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SCHARPÉ, Adriaan A. M.

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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VRIES, Johann Dietrich Ludwig de

VRIES, Johann Dietrich Ludwig de. Gennep, Limburg 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…

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VREESE, Koenrad de

VREESE, Koenrad Stanislaus Jan Marie de. Ghent 15.5.1906 — Baarn, prov. Utrecht 30.4.1992. Belgian Indologist in the Netherlands. Professor in Amsterdam. After gymnasium in Rotterdam 1919-22 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…

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UHLENBECK, Christianus Cornelius

UHLENBECK, Christianus Cornelius. Voorburg, South Holland 18.10.1866 — Lugano, Switzerland 12.8.1951 (or 1959?). Dutch Linguist and IE Scholar. Professor in Leiden. Son of Peter Frederik U., a retired naval officer (serving in Indonesia) with German background, and Julie le Roux, grew up in Haarlem. Studied from 1885 Dutch Literature at…

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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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KEAY, Frank Ernest

KEAY, Frank Ernest. Richmond-on-Thames, Surrey 1879 — Knutsford, Cheshire 28.12.1974. Rev. British Anglican Missionary in India. Son of John Oliver Keay, a grocer, alderman and JP, and Naomi Barrat. Studies in London (B.A. 1900). Started in civil service, but in 1906 joined the Church Missionary Society. Now theological education in…

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HARTING, Peter

HARTING, Peter (Pieter Nicolaus Ubbo). Batavia (Jakarta) 15.1.1892 — Amsterdam 11.8.1970. Dutch Indologist and Linguist (English). After Gymnasium in Amersfoort studied at Utrecht (1918 M.A. in Dutch), in Indology student of Caland. Ph.D. 1922 Utrecht. In 1920-23 Reader in Dutch at University of London, also at Bedford College for Women,…

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GINNEKEN, Jacques (Jacobus Johannes Antonius) van

GINNEKEN, Jacques (Jacobus Johannes Antonius) van. Oudenbosch (North Brabant) 21.4.1877 — Nijmegen 20.10.1945. S.J. Dutch Linguist and Catholic Apologist. Professor in Nijmegen. Son of Pieter Josephus Hijronimus van G., a brewer, and Cornelia Jacoba van Aken. Educated at Katwijk and at klein-seminar in Cuzenborg. In 1895 joined the S.J. From…

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