KUDRJAVSKIJ, Dmitrij Nikolaevič

KUDRJAVSKIJ, Dmitrij Nikolaevič. St.Petersburg 25.10.(6.11.)1867 — 9.11.1920. Russian Indologist. Professor in Jur’ev (Tartu). Educated in St.Petersburg (6th Gymnasium). From 1885 studies of Slavic, IE and Indology at St.Petersburg (i.al. under Minaev). Magister 1891. From 1892 taught classical languages at 10th Gymnasium in St.Petersburg. In 1894-95 further studies at Jena under…

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KOSEGARTEN, Johann Gottfried Ludwig

KOSEGARTEN, Johann Gottfried Ludwig. Altenkirchen, Rügen 10.9.1792 — Greifswald 18.8.1860. German Indologist and Orientalist. Professor in Greiswald. Son of the minister and poet Ludwig Gotthard K. (1758–1818) and Katharina Linde, born in what was then Swedish Pomerania.Educated at home. In 1808-12 studies of theology and history at Greifswald, where his…

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KNAUER, Friedrich

KNAUER, Friedrich (Russian Fedor Ivanovič Knauèr, Ukrainian Fedir/Fridrih Ivanovič Knauer). Bessarabia, near Akkerman (Belgorod-Dnestrovski) 3.8.(15.8.)1849 — Tomsk 22.12.1918. Russian (German) Indologist in Ukraina. Professor in Kiev. Born in a family of German immigrants in Bessarabia (now Moldova). After a while of working as elementary school teacher in Berdjansk began in…

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KAHLO, Gerhard

KAHLO, Gerhard. Magdeburg 29.13.1893 — Cottbus 18.7.1974. German (East) Anthropologist and Author. Son of Martin K. and Clara Möhring. After school in Magdeburg studies of Classics, Germanistics, history and philosophy at Göttingen and Jena. After studies worked as high school teacher, had difficulties in the Nazi period. He joined leftist…

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HUMBOLDT, Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Carl Ferdinand, Freiherr von

HUMBOLDT, Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Carl Ferdinand, Freiherr von. Potsdam 22.6.1767 — Tegel bei Berlin 8.4.1835. German Diplomat and Linguist interested in Sanskrit. Son of the Prussian Kammerherr and Major Alexander Georg von H. (1720–1779, his father Johannes Paul von H. had obtained the Prussian title of nobility in 1738) and…

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HILLEBRANDT, Alfred

HILLEBRANDT, Alfred. Großnädlitz bei Breslau (now Nadolice Wielkie in Poland) 15.3.1853 — Deutsch-Lissa bei Breslau (now Wrocław-Leśnica) 18.10.1927. German Indologist. Professor at Breslau. Son of Franz H., a Lutheran minister, and Philippine Levi. After school in Großnädlitz and Breslau studies of Indology at Breslau (under Stenzler) and München (Haug). With…

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HIERSCHE, Rolf

HIERSCHE, Rolf. Sömmerda, Thüringen 28.7.1924 — Giessen 24.7.1996. German IE Linguist, Greek and Sanskrit Scholar. Professor in Giessen. Studies of classical philology, Indology and IE linguistics at Jena in 1945-51. Ph.D. 1952 Jena. In 1951-57 Assistant at Humboldt University in Berlin, then moved to West Germany. In 1957-62 Assistant at…

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HAUSCHILD, Richard

HAUSCHILD, Richard Wilhelm. Roschütz/Kr. Gera 2.12.1901 — Jena 15.2.1972. German (East) Indologist. Professor in Jena. Son of a farmer, matriculated from the Gymnasium of Gera, where Rudolf Rau (the father of Wilhelm Rau) inspired him with Indology. Studies of classical, German and Oriental philology at Tübingen, Leipzig (Hertel) and Jena…

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HATZIDAKIS, Georgios Nikolaou

HATZIDAKIS, Georgios Nikolaou (Γεώργιος Νικολάου Χατζιδάκις). Myrthios, Hagios Basileios dt., Crete 11./23.11.1848 — Athens 26.6.1941. Greek Linguist, Founder of Modern Greek Linguistics. Professor in Athens. Educated at village school. Like his father and grandfather, acted against Turkish rule and came in 1868 to Athens as refugee. Attended there the II…

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HAAS, Hans

HAAS, Hans. Dumdorf near Bayreuth 3.12.1868 — Leipzig 10.9.1934. German Priest and Scholar of Comparative Religion, Japanese and Buddhism. Professor in Leipzig. Son of Johann H., a builder, and Margarete Lüchauer. Studied theology 1889-93 at Erlangen. In 1894-97 Lutheran Minister (Stadtvikar) in Aschaffenburg, developed from an orthodox into liberal and…

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