SCHIMMEL, Annemarie

SCHIMMEL, Annemarie. Erfurt 7.4.1922 — Bonn 26.1.2003. German Oriental Scholar in the U.S.A., a Specialist of Islamic South Asia. Professor in Bonn and Harvard. Daughter of Paul Sch. and Anna Ulfers. From 1939 studies at Berlin (i.al. under H. H. Schaeder). Ph.D. as early as 1941 Berlin, in Arabic and…

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HÜLLMANN, Karl Dietrich

HÜLLMANN, Karl Dietrich. Erdeborn, Mansfeld-Südharz 10.9.1765 — Bonn 4.3.1846. German Historian. Son of Erdmann H., a minister, and Eleonore Dorguth (d. 1772). After gymnasium in Eisleben studied theology and philosophy, soon also history at Halle. From 1786 worked as school director in Bremen, Kloster Berge and Berlin. Ph.D. 1793 Göttingen.…

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CLEMEN, Carl

CLEMEN, Carl Christian. Sommerfeld bei Leipzig 30.3.1865 — Bonn 8.7.1940. German Theologian and Historian of Religion. Professor in Bonn. Son of Oberkirchenrat August Clemen and Helene Voigt, educated at Fürstenschule in Grimma. Studies of theology at Leipzig, Tübingen, Halle and Berlin. PD 1892 Halle. From 1910 ao. Professor of New Testament…

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PRYM, Eugen

PRYM, Eugen. Düren (between Aachen and Köln) 15.12.1843 — Bonn 6.5.1913. German Semitic Scholar. Professor in Bonn. Son of Richard Prym, a cloth manufacturer, and Ernestine Schoeller. Gymnasium in Düren. Studies of comparative linguistic and Oriental languages at Berlin, Leipzig (Fleischer) and Bonn (Gildemeister). Ph.D. 1868 Bonn, then fieldwork in…

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SCHMIDT, Gernot

SCHMIDT, Gernot Gustav. Hamburg 29.7.1931 — 4.7.1991. German IE Scholar. Professor in Bonn. Son of Gustav Schmidt and Elisabeth Walter. Ph.D. 1962 F.U.Berlin (under Kienle). PD 1974 Bonn. From 1980 Professor of IE Linguistics at Bonn. Married 1966 Elise Steinwender, three children. Publications: Diss. Studien zum germanischen Adverb. 393 p. B.…

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SCHULEMANN, Werner

SCHULEMANN, Werner. Neisse/Schlesien (now Nysa in Poland) 4.5.1888 — Bonn 20.6.1975. German Pharmacologist interested in Lamaism. Son of Franz Sch. and Helene Meyer, brother of —> Günther Sch. Studies at Freiburg and Breslau. Dr.phil. Breslau 1913 (in chemistry) and Dr.med. 1914 Freiburg. Served as surgeon in WW I, then employed in…

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SCHWYZER, Eduard

SCHWYZER, Eduard. Zürich 15.2.1874 — Berlin 3.5.1943. Swiss IE Scholar in Germany. Professor in Zürich, Bonn and Berlin. Son of coppersmith Johann Eduard Schweizer and Sophie Ernst, grandnephew of —> Schweizer-Sidler. Educated in Zürich. Studies i.al. at Leipzig (Brugman, Leskien, Sievers, Windisch) and Zürich (Kaegi, Hitzig). Ph.D. 1898 Zürich. For…

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SPIES, Otto

SPIES, Otto. Bad Kreuznach 5.4.1901 — Bonn 29.10.1981. German Semitist (Turkish and Arabic Scholar) also interested in Hindi. Professor in Bonn. Studies of Oriental languages (Ph.D. 1923 under E. Littmann) and law (Dr. juris 1924) at Bonn and Tübingen, then Assistant at Bonn under P. Kahle in 1925-32. PD 1927…

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SOLMSEN, Felix

SOLMSEN, Felix. Schneidemühl, Hinterpommern (now Piła, Poland) 11.7.1865 — Mehlem near Bonn 13.6.1911. German Classical and IE Linguist. Professor in Bonn. Son of Heinrich S. and Cäcilie Leszczynski. Studies of Classics and Comparative Linguistics at Berlin (J. Schmidt) and Leipzig (Brugmann and Leskien). Ph.D. 1886 Leipzig. PD 1893 Bonn. From…

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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 Schlegel, 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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