PERTOLD, Otakar

PERTOLD, Otakar. Jaroměř 21.3.1884 — Prague 3.5.1965. Czechoslovakian Indologist and Anthropologist. Professor in Prague. Born in Northern Bohemia as son of a chemist and owner of a sugar factory. Educated in Slany 1894-1902, then studies of classical philology, philosophy, Oriental languages (under Zubatý et al.) and astronomy at Prague University.…

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MACHEK, Václav

MACHEK, Václav. Úhlejov, okr. Jičín/Neupaka 8.11.1894 — Brno 26.5.1965. Czechoslovakian Slavic, Vedic and IE Scholar. Professor in Brno. From 1914 studied at Prague Slavic, IE and Sanskrit (under Zubatý). After interruption caused by WW I Ph.D. there 1921. In 1921-24 librarian of Slovakian Library in Paris, also studied further under…

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KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin

KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin. Jemnice 7.11.1884 — Austria 1964. Austrian (Moravian) Linguist and Ethnologist in Czechoslovakia, started with Indology. Gymnasium in Brno, studies at Vienna. Ph.D. 1910 Vienna (L. von Schroeder). In 1907-08 in Caucasia and 1912 in Armenia. In 1911-12 further studies of Indology and ethnology in Berlin, then further…

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KRISTIANSEN, Knut

KRISTIANSEN, Knut. 16.5.1928 — Oslo Early July 1999 (when 71). Norwegian Indo-Iranian Linguist. Student of Morgenstierne at Oslo. Until his retirement in 1998 taught Hindi, Urdu and other South Asian languages as Universitetslektor at University of Oslo. Several visits to South Asia. Murdered by an intruder in his flat. He…

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KONOW, Sten

KONOW, Sten. Søndre Aurdal, Valdres 17.4.1867 — Oslo 29.6.1948. Norwegian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in Oslo. Born in Central Norway as the son of minister Wollert Otto K. (of a merchant family from Bergen) and Anne Heyerdahl. Educated in Lillehammer, matriculated in 1884. Studies of classical and Germanic philology (under S.…

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KAUFMANN, Walter

KAUFMANN, Walter. Karlsbad (now Karlovy Vary in Czech) 1.4.1907 — Bloomington 9.9.1984. Czechoslovakian German composer, conductor and Musicologist in the U.S.A. Born in the then Austro-Hungarian Empire from Jewish parents, Julius and Josefine K. Studied music in Prague and Berlin, started his career as conductor in both cities. In 1934…

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KAMARYT, František

KAMARYT, František Johannes Nep. Chmelná 20.11.1876 — 8.6.1946. Czechoslovakian Student of Indology. Studies at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1916/17. Turned to religion and became Catholic priest. Publications: Diss. O vlivu řeckého a řimckého dramatu na drama indické až k době Bhavabhútiově. Manuscript, Prague 1916/17. Sources: Not…

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HUJER, Oldřich

HUJER, Oldřich. Paceřice 25.11.1880 — Prague 4.6.1942. Czech IE and Slavic Linguist. Professor in Prague. Student of Zubatý at Prague, Ph.D. 1910. Also studied at Leipzig under Leskien. PD 1911 Prague, 1919 ao, Professor and then succeeded Zubatý as the ord. Professor of Comparative IE Linguistics at Charles University in…

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HOLMBOE, Christopher Andreas

HOLMBOE, Christopher Andreas. Vang/Valdres, Oppland 19.3.1796 — Christiania (Oslo) 2.4.1882. Norwegian Orientalist and Numismatician. Professor in Christiania. Son of Rev. Jens H. and Cathrine Holst. Matriculated from Cathedral School of Christiania in 1814. Studies of theology at the new university of Christiania. graduated cand.theol. 1818. Sent by Professor Hersleben he…

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JEDLIČKA, Jaromír

JEDLIČKA, Jaromír. Prague 11.10.1869 — Zinnowitz 14.8.1901. Czechoslovakian Student of IE Linguistics. Studies at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1893/94. Then worked in the university library. Publications: Diss. O zvláštnim případu parallelismu suffixu v jazycích indoevropských. Prague 1893/94. – Collaborated in the Czech encyclopedia Ottův slovník naučný.…

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