SCHLUMBERGER, Daniel.

SCHLUMBERGER, Daniel Théodore. Mulhouse, Alsace (then Mühlhausen in German Elsaß) 19.12.1904 — Princeton, NJ 20/21.10.1972. French (Alsatian) Archaeologist of Afghanistan. Son of a protestant factory owner, Paul Schl., abd Elisabeth Schoen, nephew of the Oriental scholar Paul Perdrizet (1870–1938). After school in Mulhouse studied from 1922 history and geography at…

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NÖLDEKE, Theodor

NÖLDEKE, Theodor. Harburg 2.3.1836 — Karlsruhe 25.12.1930. German Semitic Scholar, also interested in Iranian. Professor in Kiel and Strassburg. Son of Carl N., teacher, then rector of gymnasium, and Auguste Klingemann, educated in Harburg and Lingen. Studies at Göttingen, mainly under Ewald, apparently also Benfey. Ph.D. 1856 Göttingen, PD there…

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LEUMANN, Ernst

LEUMANN, Ernst. Berg, Thurgau 11.4.1859 — Freiburg i.B. 24.4.1931. Swiss Indologist and Pioneer of Khotan Saka Studies in Germany. German citizen 1884. Professor in Strassburg and Freiburg. Son of Konrad Leumann, a Swiss country priest, and Maria Schelling, brother of —> Julius L. At Frauenfeld Cantonal School in 1877-78 Fr.…

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HÜBSCHMANN, Heinrich

HÜBSCHMANN, Johann Heinrich. Erfurt 1.7.1848 — Strassburg 20.1.1908. German Indo-Iranist. Professor in Strassburg. Son of Ernst H., a mill owner, and Martha Cramer. After gymnasium in Erfurt, studies at Jena, Tübingen, Leipzig anf Munich. Ph.D. 1872 Munich. In 1874 in Venice learning more Armenian from Mechitarists. From 1875 PD at…

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HORN, Paul

HORN, Paul. Halle 14.1.1863 — Strassburg 11.11.1908. German Iranian Scholar. Professor in Strassburg. Son of a railway officer, educated in Halle. Studies at Halle and Berlin, Ph.D. 1885 Halle (under Bartholomae). From 1889 PD für iranische Sprachen at Strassburg, from 1892 also a venia legendi für indogermanische Sprachen, from 1900…

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COURTILLIER, Gaston

COURTILLIER, Gaston. Buoy-Luxembourg (Aube) 20.4.1877 — ?.12.1933. French Indologist. From 1897 student of Lévi and Finot at É.P.H.É. In the early 1920s he was Professor at the lycée of Mulhouse, then at Lycée Fustel de Coulanges in Strasbourg and in 1924-34 also Chargé de conférences for Sanskrit at Faculté de…

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BERGMANN, Frédéric-Guillaume (Friedrich Wilhelm)

BERGMANN, Frédéric-Guillaume (Friedrich Wilhelm). Strasbourg 9.2.1812 — Stras­bourg 13.11.1887. French (Alsatian) Linguist and Philologist. Professor in Strasbourg. Son of Anton Josef B. and Christiane Sophie Roessel. Studies of theology at Paris, of philology (especially Nordic) at Paris, Göttingen and Berlin. Dr.-ès-Lettres 1839. From 1838 in charge of Cours de littérature étrangère…

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