HOENS, Dirk Jan

HOENS, Dirk Jan. Oldenzaal 11.8.1920 — 23.2.2003. Dutch scholar of Comparative Religion. Professor in Utrecht. After gymnasium in Leiden and the Hague, from 1939 studies of Indology at Utrecht under Gonda, first interested in language, soon in religion. As his main subject he studied theology, and after his doctorate concentrated…

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ROYEN, Gerlach

ROYEN, Gerlach (born Nicolaus Jacobus Hubertus Royen). Valkenburg 18.10.1880 — Utrecht 4.2.1955. O.F.M. Father. Dutch Linguist. Educated in Sittard, joined O.F.M. 1898, ordained priest 1905. In 1905-11 gymnasium teacher in Venray, 1911-14 and 1920-22 studied comparative linguistics at Leiden. Ph.D. 1926 Leiden, under Uhlenbeck (being his last student). From 1932 eo.…

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SCHRIJNEN, Joseph

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

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RELAND, Adriaan (Hadrianus Relandus)

RELAND, Adriaan (Hadrianus Relandus, Reelant). De Rijp, North Holland 17.7.1676 — Utrecht 5.2.1718. Dutch Oriental Scholar. Professor in Utrecht. Son of Johannes R., a Protestant minister, and Aagje Prins. Educated in Amsterdam, from 1693 studies at Utrecht. Ph.D. 1699 Utrecht. After a short time as Professor of Physics and Metaphysics…

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VLIET, Joannes van der

VLIET, Joannes van der. Reeuwijk, South Holland 24.4.1847 — Utrecht 17.7.1902. Dutch Classical Scholar and Indologist. Professor in Utrecht. Gymnasium and studies of Classics at Leiden, Ph.D. 1874. In Sanskrit student of Kern. In 1874-91 school-teacher in Assen, Haarlem, and other places. From 1890 Docent of Sanskrit at Amsterdam. From…

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KOHLBRUGGE, Dina Johanna

KOHLBRUGGE, Dina Johanna (Hanna). Utrecht 25.7.1911 — Utrecht 13.12.1999. Dutch Indologist and Iranian scholar. Gymnasium in Utrecht. Studies of Indology at Utrecht under Gonda. Ph.D. 1938 Utrecht. During the war participated in the resistance movement, during free hours learned Persian and Arabic. After the war further studies in London and…

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JAHN, Karl

JAHN, Karl Emil Oskar. Brünn (now Brno) 26.3.1906 — Utrecht 7.11.1985. Austrian/Czechoslovakian Persian Scholar in the Netherlands. Professor in Leiden. Born of an originally Silesian family, son of Oskar J., an Oberfinanzrat (a high revenue officer). Studies of chemistry at Brno, but after one year moved to Prague, where he…

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GONDA, Jan

GONDA, Jan. Gouda 14.4.1905 — Utrecht 28.7.1991. Dutch Indologist. Professor in Utrecht. Son of Jan Gonda and Martha Jantina Derksema. After school in Gouda studies of classical, soon also Old Indian, Iranian and Indonesian philology in 1923-31 at Utrecht and Leiden under Caland, van Hamel, Juynboll, Vollgraff, et al. Ph.D.…

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GARRITSEN, F.

GARRITSEN, F. 19?? — 1974. Dutch Indologist. Studies at Utrecht under Gonda, whose Assistant he was from 1971 until his premature death. Therefore he could not finish his dissertation. Publications: Apparently published nothing. Sources: “een bescheiden onderkomen” 123.

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GALLÉE, Johan Hendrik

GALLÉE, Johan Hendrik. Vorden, Bronckhorst 9.9.1847 — Utrecht 3.2.1908. Dutch Linguist. Professor of IE Philology at Utrecht. Son of mayor Johannes Hermannus G. and Neeltje van Olst. After school in Zutphen studied from 1866 at Leiden, among other things also Sanskrit under Kern. Ph.D. (Litt. Hum. Dr.) there 1873 with…

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