SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert

SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert. Venlo 3.5.1869 — Nijmegen 26.1.1938. Dutch IE Scholar. Professor in Nijmegen. Son of a chemist, educated in Roermond. From 1888 studied classical philology and linguistics at Louvain (under de Harlez, Colinet et al.) and Paris (de Saussure and Henry). Ph.D. 1891. Now studied catholic theology,…

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STERNBACH, Ludwik

STERNBACH, Ludwik. Cracow 12.12.1910 — Paris 25.3.1981. Polish Indologist. Studied law at Cracow, dr.iuris. Then studied Indology at Lwów (under Stasiak) and Cracow (Willman-Grabowska, 1933-38 her Assistant). Ph.D. 1938. From 1939 Docent or ao. Professor of Indology at Lwów, but emigrated because of the war, ending up in India (Bombay).…

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SMET, Richard V. de

SMET, Richard V. de. Montignies-sur-Sambre near Charleroi 16.4.1916 — Brussels 2.3.1997. S.J. Belgian Missionary and Indologist. Came to India in 1946 as a young Jesuit student, studied Theology and then also Sanskrit in Calcutta (i.al. under R. Antoine). Ph.D. 1954 Gregorian Pontifical University, Rome, in Philosophy. Back in India, from…

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SŁUSZKIEWICZ, Eugeniusz

SŁUSZKIEWICZ, Eugeniusz Leonard. Jarosław 6.11.1901 — Warsaw 28.8.1981. Polish Indologist and Armenologist. Professor in Warsaw. Studied from 1919 at Cracow classical philology, Slavistics, Germanic and IE linguistics, learnt Sanskrit from Rozwadowski. Then studied Indology at Lwów in 1922-24 under Gawroński. Ph.D. 1924 Lwów. In 1922-25 Assistant of IE at Lwów.…

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SKURZAK, Ludwik

SKURZAK, Ludwik. Cieszanowo near Rzeszow 18.11.1900 — Wrocław 26.2.1979. Polish Indologist. Born in a farmer family. Studied at the Jan Kazimir University in Lwów (Stasiak), M.A. 1932. From 1933 further studies of Indology in Paris, at É.P.H.É. and Collège de France under Renou, Przyluski and J. Bloch. 1937 diplom of…

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SCHLEGEL, August Wilhelm von

SCHLEGEL, August Wilhelm von. Hannover 5.9.1767 — Bonn 12.5.1845. German Indologist, Classical Scholar and Art Historian. Professor in Bonn. Son of Johann Adolf S., priest and author, of and old cultural family, nephew of the poet Johann Elias S., himself started early the career of a poet. Brother of —>…

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ŠČERBATSKOJ, Fëdor Ippolitovič (Theodor Scherbatskoy) Keltse

ŠČERBATSKOJ, Fëdor Ippolitovič (Theodor Scherbatskoy) Keltse, Poland 19.9.(1.10.)1866 — Borovoe, Kazakhstan 18.3.1942. Russian Indologist, specialist of Buddhism. Name is somewhat problematic, but according to Russian colleagues (Vasil’kov) -koj (instead of -kij) seems well attested. Born in Poland where his father was a civil servant of the Russian Government, he grew…

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WOLLHEIM DA FONSECA, Anton Eduard

WOLLHEIM DA FONSECA, Anton Eduard. Hamburg 12.2.1810 — Berlin 24.10.1884. German Indologist. Born in a Catholic family (?) of Jewish origin as A. E. Wollheim (Wikipedia says he himself adopted catholicism only later). Moved early to Breslau and went there to school. Studied in 1828-31 at Berlin philosophy, Oriental philology…

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WILLMAN-GRABOWSKA, Helena

WILLMAN-GRABOWSKA, Helena Antonina Maria. Warsaw 4.1.1870 — Krakow 31.10.1957. Polish Indologist. Professor in Krakow. Daughter of Józef Grabowski and Elżbieta Lipińska. After school in Warsaw she became a schoolteacher. Soon active in anti-Russian movement. Women were then not allowed to the university, but she studied privately under Baudouin de Courtenay…

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