STEIN, Otto

STEIN, Otto. Saaz/Bohemia (now Žatec in Czech) 21.10.1893 — Łódz Ghetto ?.4.1942. Czechoslovakian (Jewish) 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. Ph.D.…

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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. Publications: diss. O původu jazyka Malajálam a o jeho poměru k sanskrty. Prague 1924/25. Sources: Nothing found.

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SLOTTY, Friedrich

SLOTTY, Friedrich. Brieg (Bez. Breslau, now Brzeg in Poland) 19.10.1881 — Jena 23.12.1963. German (East) IE Scholar. Studies of Classics and Comparative Linguistics at Greifswald, Breslau and Jena (i.al. under Cappeller and Delbrück). Ph.D. 1905 Jena (diss. on Latin). Worked as schoolteacher, then PD at Jena 1914, Prof. eo. ibid.…

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SLÁDEČEK, Bohumil

SLÁDEČEK, Bohumil. Dobrovice 29.11.1883 — Prague 30.12.1965. Czechoslovakian 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, published version (or summary?) in Listy filologické…

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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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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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POŘÍZKA, Vincenz

POŘÍZKA, Vincenz. Drahany na Morave 9.11.1905 — Prague 22.8.1982. Czech Indologist (Scholar of Hindi/Urdu). Professor in Prague. Born in Central Moravian mountain area, he studied Catholic theology at Olomouc. Ordained, Theol.Dr. From 1938 studies of Indology at Prague (under Pertold and Lesný). From 1942 taught Hindustani at Oriental Institute, from…

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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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NEUMANN, Karl Eugen

NEUMANN, Karl Eugen. Vienna 18.10.1865 — Vienna 18.10.1915. Austrian Indologist (Buddhist Scholar) and Bauddha. Living in Vienna. Son of Angelo N., conductor of an orchestra, originally from Prague, Roman catholic. Went to school in Leipzig where his family was then living. After commercial school travelled in England and Italy in…

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