NITTI-DOLCI, Luigia

NITTI-DOLCI, Luigia. Naples 31.7.1903 — Paris 1.1.1939. Italo-French Indologist in Paris. Daughter of Francesco Nitti, a politician holding important positions in pre-fascist Italy. Educated in Naples (school and university, studied classics). In 1923 the family escaped the fascists to Geneva. Herself she came then to Paris and studied there Indology…

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NÈVE, Félix-Jean-Baptiste-Joseph

NÈVE, Félix-Jean-Baptiste-Joseph. Ath 13.6.1816 — Leuven 23.5.1893. Belgian Indologist and Oriental Scholar. Professor in Louvain (Leuven). Son of Auguste N., a merchant, and Marie Delwarde, family moved early to Lille where he went to the school. From 1834 among the first students at Louvain, just reestablished as a Catholic French-speaking…

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MUNK, Salomon

MUNK, Salomon. Gross-Glogau, Silesia (now Glogów, Poland) 2.5.1802 — Paris 5/6.2.(14.5.?)1867. German Oriental Scholar in France. Professor in Paris. Born in a Jewish family in Prussian Silesia, son of a poor synagogue servant, educated at Rabbinical school in Gross-Glogau and in Berlin. Despite of poverty succeeded to start studies at…

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MUIR, John

MUIR, John. Glasgow 5.2.1810 — Edinburgh 7.3.1882. British (Scottish) Indologist in India (1829-54) and in Edinburgh. Son of William Muir (d. 1820), a merchant, and Helen Macfie, elder brother of Sir William Muir (1819–1905) who also served in India and was a well known scholar of Arabic and Islam. Educated…

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MÜLLER, Niklas

MÜLLER, Niklas (Nikolaus). Mainz 6.5.1770 (not 14.5.) — Mainz 14.6.1851. Germain Painter and Scholar. Son of shopkeeper Johann M. and Katharina Erlenbach. Studies at Mainz University, graduated 1788. Worked as theatre painter, accepted with enthusiasm the ideas of French Revolution. In 1793-94 studies in Paris, now became interested in India.…

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MOLÉ, Marijan

MOLÉ, Marijan. Ljubljana 28.7.1924 — Paris 6.5.1963. Slovenian/Polish Iranian Scholar in Paris. Son of the Slovenian author and art historian Vojeslav M. (1886–1973) and a Polish mother. In 1925 father became Professor at Cracow and thus he spent his early years in Poland. In September 1939 the family had flee…

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MISTELI, Franz

MISTELI, Franz. Aesch, Solothurn 11.3.1841 — Brunnen 6.10.1903. Swiss IE, Indo-Iranian and Classical Scholar. Professor in Basel. Son of Clement Calixt M. and Margaritha Nikola Neumann. After Canton School of Solothurn studies at Zürich, Bonn, Geneva, and Paris. Schoolteacher at gymnasium in St.Gallen in 1865-72 and in Solothurn in 1872-77.…

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MIRONOV, Nikolaj D

MIRONOV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič. Dresden, Germany 25.9.(13.9.)1880 — Ariana, Tunisia 1936. Russian Indologist. Son of Dmitrij Gavrilovič M. After Gymnasium in St.Petersburg in 1891-98 studies at univer­sity there in 1898-99, and in Germany: 1899-1901 at Strassburg under Hübschmann and Leumann, 1901-02 at Berlin under Geldner, Sieg and Pischel, 1902-03 at Bonn…

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MILEWSKI, Tadeusz

MILEWSKI, Tadeusz. Kołomyja 17.5.1906 — Cracow 5.3.1966. Polish IE, Slavic, Amerindian and General Linguist. Professor in Cracow. Son of Feliks M., a physician. In 1925-29 studies of Slavic at Lwów, Ph.D. 1929 there. In 1929-31 further studies of IE and Sanskrit at Cracow (under Rozwadowski and Willman-Grabowska) and 1931-33 in Paris…

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