STEIN, Otto

STEIN, Otto. Saaz/Bohemia (now Žatec in Czech) 21.10.1893 — Łódz Ghetto ?.4.1942. Czechoslovakian (Bohemian Jew) Indologist. Professor in Prague. Son of hops dealer Alois Lazar Stein and Charlotte Gerstl. Studies of Indology and Classics at Prague German University under Winternitz, H. Swoboda, et al. Served in WW I in Italy…

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SØRENSEN, Theo (Theodor August Christian

SØRENSEN, Theodor August Christian. Kristiansand 24.5.1873 — Kristiansand 2.9.1959. Norwegian Missionary in Tibetan Frontier. Son of carpenter Peder S. and Anne Gurine Torjussen. In 1891 joined the Salvation Army and in 1892 went to England in order to become a missionary. Joined now the Tibetan Pioneer Mission and travelled in…

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ŠMELHAUS, Stanislav

ŠMELHAUS, Stanislav. Karlín 17.11.1887 — 19??. Czechoslovakian Student of Indology. Studied at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1924/25. Probably he is that St. Šm. (Prague 17.11.1887 – Prague 20.9.1959) whom prijmeni.cz mentions as Professor of Odontology and Orientalist. Publications: Diss. O původu jazyka Malajálam a o jeho…

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SLÁDEČEK, Bohumil

SLÁDEČEK, Bohumil. Dobrovice, Central Bohemia 29.11.1883 — Prague 30.12.1965. Czech Student of IE Linguistics. Studied at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1917/18. Worked as gymnasium professor. Publications: Diss. Posouvání přizvuku při elisi a konsonanisaci přízvučných vokálů v řečtině a indičtině. Prague 1917/18,  summary in Listy filologické 46:5, 1919,…

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ŠEBESTOVÁ, Anna

ŠEBESTOVÁ, Anna. Turnov 8.2.1892 — 19??. Czech Student of Indology. Studied at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1918/19. Publications: Diss. Život v Indii podle Katha Sarit-Sagary. Prague 1918/19. Sources: Nothing found.

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WINTERNITZ, Moriz

WINTERNITZ, Moriz. Horn/Nieder-Österreich 23.12.1863 — Prague 9.1. 1937. Austrian Indologist in Czechoslovakia. Professor in Prague. Son of a modest Jewish shop-keeper. In 1880-85 studied at Vienna classics and Sanskrit (under Bühler). Ph.D. 1886 Wien. In 1886-91 Assistant to Max Müller in Oxford, from 1891 taught at Oxford High School for…

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ROERICH, Georg N. (Jurij Nikolaevič Rerih)

ROERICH, Georg N. (Jurij Nikolaevič Rërih, George Nicolas de Roerich). Okulovka, Valdajskij raion, obl. Novgorod 3.(16.)8.1902 — Moscow 21.5.1960. Russian Tibetologist, lived long time in India. Professor in Moscow. Son of —> N. K. R., grew up in St.Petersburg. Studied Mongolian at St.Petersburg (under Rudnev). Left Russia in 1919, pursued Indological studies…

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REUTER, Julio Natanael

REUTER, Julio Natanael. Turku 7.1.1863 — Helsinki 9.1.1934. Finnish Indologist. Professor in Helsinki. Son of the school director Edvin Titus Feodor R. (1824–1899) and Aline Procopé (1828–1916), brother of the biologists (entomologists) Odo Morannal R. (1850–1913) and Enzio Rafael R. (1867–1951). After matriculation in 1880 from Åbo Svenska Klassiska Lyceet…

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TRAUTMANN, Reinhold

TRAUTMANN, Felix Kurt Reinhold. Königsberg 16.1.1883 — Jena 4.10.1951. German IE and Slavic Linguist. Professor in Leipzig and Jena. Son of a merchant. In 1889-1900 at Gymnasium in Königsberg. In 1900 started study of exegesis at Königsberg, but in 1901 moved to Freiburg i.Br. to study modern languages. Under the…

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TORP, Alf

TORP, Alf. Stryn 27.9.1853 — Kristiania (Oslo) 26.9.1916. Norwegian Linguist and IE Scholar. Professor in Kristiania (Oslo). Son of a captain of infantry, Fredrik Torp, and Gjerthruf Ravn. Educated in Bergen (matriculation 1877), then studies at Kristiania (Bugge). From 1878 studied at Leipzig Sanskrit, Greek and IE under Curtius and…

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