NYERUP, Rasmus

NYERUP, Rasmus. Syrup, Funen 12.3.1759 — Copenhagen 28.6.1829. Danish Scholar interested in India. Son of Christen Rasmussen, a poor villain, and Karen Simonsdatter. In 1773 came to Odense school, matriculated 1776. Studies of philology and theology at Copenhagen University, M.A. 1784. In 1784-1803 worked in Royal Library, 1796-1829 eo. Professor…

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MØLLER (Möller), Hermann

MØLLER (Möller), Martin Thomas Hermann. Hjerpsted, Tonder 13.1.1850 — Copenhagen 5.10.1923. Danish Germanic and IE Linguist. Professor in Copenhagen. Son of J. G. M. Møller (1816–91), a minister, and Ida Knuth (1819–1913). Grew up in Kejtum, in the area conquered by Germany in 1864. Matriculated 1867 from Flensburg. In 1867-72 studied classical…

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LEHMANN, Edvard

LEHMANN, Johannes Edvard. Copenhagen 19.8.1862 — Copenhagen 23.3.1930. Danish Scholar of Comparative and Iranian Religion. Professor in Lund (Sweden). Son of Heinrich L. (1815–1890), a medical Professor in a family of officials with German origin, and Signe Mackeprang. Matriculated in 1880 from Copenhagen, then studies of theology (under F. Buhl)…

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