LIMBURG BROUWER, Petrus Abraham Samuel van

LIMBURG BROUWER, Petrus Abraham Samuel van. Luik (Liège) 15.11.1829 — the Hague 13.2.1873. Dutch Author, Politician and Translator of Sanskrit Literature. Born in Belgium of Dutch parents, son of Dr. Petrus van L.B., a physician and from 1831 Professor at Groningen University, and Susanna Wiselius. Educated in Groningen: matriculation 1844,…

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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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FOKKER, Abraham Anthony

FOKKER, Abraham Anthony. Karmat / Batavia 27.9.1862 — the Hague 1.1.1927. Dutch Indonesian Scholar. Born in Indonesia, son of Abraham Marinus F. and Antonia Neeltje van Rijck. Ph.D. 1894 Leiden. Professor in Batavia (Jakarta), then taught Malay at Amsterdam University. Married Helena Gesina van Tongeren, one daughter Publications: Diss. on…

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FADDEGON, Barend

FADDEGON, Barend (Bernard). Amsterdam 9.7.1874 — Ede (Gelderland) 28.6.1955. Dutch Indologist. Professor in Amsterdam. Son of Barend Abraham F., a watchmaker, and Sophia Elisabeth Laugeman, grew up in Amsterdam. Studies of Dutch at Amsterdam (Uhlenbeck), then Indology at Leiden under Kern and Speyer. Ph.D. 1906 Leiden. From 1907 PD, 1908…

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EGGERMONT, Pierre Herman Leonard

EGGERMONT, Pierre Herman Leonard. Menado, Celebes 4.2.1914 — Linden, Belgium 11.4.1995. Dutch Indologist and Classical Scholar. Son of a government agent in Indonesia, Pierre August Leonard E., and Cornelia Johanna Margaretha van Houten. After school in Surabaya came to the Netherlands in 1931 and began studies of Classics, Sanskrit and…

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DURING CASPERS, Elisabeth (Inez) Christina Louisa

DURING CASPERS, Elisabeth (Inez) Christina Louisa. Amsterdam 1.9.1934 — Leiden 31.1.1996. Dutch Archaeologist of South Asia, Mesopotamia and Harappa Culture. Daughter of Engelbert Pieter DC and Elisabeth Christina Louisa Putnam. Studied Mesopotamian archaeology, then South Asian archaeology at Amsterdam. B.A., M.A. (both in Sumerian and in prehistoric archaeology) 1962 Amsterdam.…

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DRESDEN, Mark J.

DRESDEN, Mark Jan. Amsterdam 26.4.1911 — Philadelphia 16.8.1986. Dutch Indologist and Iranian scholar in the U.S.A. Citizen of the U.S.A., Professor in Philadelphia. Son of the composer Sem Dr. and Jacoba Dhont, educated in Amsterdam. Studies of classical and especially Indo-Iranian philology at Amsterdam, B.A. 1933, M.A. 1937 (under Faddegon).…

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BUISKOOL, Herman Eldert

BUISKOOL, Herman Eildert. Weeding, Drenthe 12.1.1884 — Leiden 11.8.1963. Dutch Indologist. Son of a school director. In 1898-1902 studies of teacher training in Nijmegen and Arnhem. Was “at first a school-teacher and later a civil servant who was mostly engaged in committee work relating to the frequent proposals for spelling reform…

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