OSIPOV, Aleksandr Mihajlovič

OSIPOV, Aleksandr Mihajlovič. Karsunsk. u. Simbirsk. gub. 11.(23.)8.1897 — 19.2.1969. Russian Historian of India. Son of a farmer. Graduated 1926 from Moscow. Kand. ist. nauk 1942, Docent 1942, Professor 1963. In 1932-36 naučnyj sotrudnik at International Agrarian Institute. Taught at Moscow Oriental Institute in 1926-35 and from 1936 at Moscow…

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NASILOV, Vladimir Mihajlovič

NASILOV, Vladimir Mihajlovič. Zarajsk, Gub. Rjazan 15.(27.)5.1893 — Moscow 20.5.1970. Russian Central Asian Scholar, specialist of Uigur (ancient and modern). Son of a priest, educated in Zarajsk. Graduated 1917 from Lazarevskij Institut, Moscow. In 1928-30 naučnyj sotrudnik at Institute of Peoples of Soviet Union, in 1930-35 taught at Communist University…

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MILLER, Vsevolod Fedorovič

MILLER, Vsevolod Fedorovič. Moscow 7.(19.)4.1848 — St.Petersburg 5.(18.)11.1913. Russian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Son of poet Fëdor Bogdanovič M., grew up in Moscow. From 1866 studies at Hist.-Philological Faculty of Moscow University, soon moved to Physical-Mathematical Faculty, but still followed Petrov’s teaching. After graduation in spring 1870 conducted fieldwork with Fortunatov in…

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MILLER, Boris Vsevolodovič

MILLER, Boris Vsevolodovič. Moscow 31.10.(12.11.)1877 — Moscow 6.8.1956. Russian Scholar of Iranian History. Son of —> V. F. Miller. Graduated 1899 from Juridical Faculty, Moscow, and 1903 from Lazarevskij Institut. In 1903-17 in diplomatic service in Iran, Turkey and Morocco. In 1917-19 worked in Caucasian Dept. of Russian Museum in Petrograd,…

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MERVART, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna

MERVART, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna (née Levina). St.Petersburg 25.8. (6.9.)1888 — 9.9.1965. Russian Indologist, Anthropologist and South-East Asian (Indonesian) Scholar. Daughter of Aleksandr Mihajlovič Levin, Professor at Academy of Military Medicine. Gymnasium in St.Petersburg. Began study at St.Petersburg Oriental Faculty in 1910, married 1912. In 1914-18 in India and Sri Lanka doing…

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MEDVEDEV, Evgenij Mihajlovič

MEDVEDEV, Evgenij Mihajlovič. Moscow 23.11.1932 — 27.10.1985. Russian Indologist (Historian). Son of official. Graduated 1956 from Moscow. Kand. ist. nauk 1967. In 1956-57 naučnyj sotrudnik at Inst. vostokovedov, 1957-60 naučnyj redaktor. From 1960 Director of Institut vost. jazyki in Moscow. Docent 1972. A specialist of ancient history of India. Publications:…

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KORSCH, Theodor

KORSCH, Theodor (Fedor Evgen’evič KORŠ). Moscow 22.4.(4.5.)1843 — Moscow 16.2. (1.3.)1915. Russian IE Linguist and Sanskrit Scholar. Son of Evgenij Fëdorovič K., a journalist. After classical education started in 1860 studies of classical philology, Sanskrit (under Petrov), Arabic, Persian and Turkish at Moscow University. Candidate’s degree 1864, Magister 1868 Moscow,…

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