MIKLOSICH, Franz Xaver, Ritter von

MIKLOSICH, Franz Xaver, Ritter von (Franc Miklošić). Pichelberg(Untersteiermark, now Radomerščak in Slovenia) 20.11.1813 — Vienna 7.3.1891. Austrian (Slovenian) Linguist, Slavic and Gipsy Scholar. Son of a viticulturist, Georg M., went to school with the help of his uncle Thomas M., a minister. After gymnasium in Warasdin and Marburg/Drau in 1824-30, studied…

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MAYR, Aurel

MAYR, Aurel. Budapest 10.3.1845 — 9.4.1914. Hungarian Indologist. Professor in Budapest. Son of Thomas Aloysius Mayr (d. 1847), a pharmacist moved to Hungary from Kärnten, educated at Piarist gymnasium in Budapest. After law studies at Budapest turned to philology (Sanskrit) and continued his studies at Berlin (Weber) 1868-70, Tübingen (Roth)…

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MAŃKOWSKI, Leon von

MAŃKOWSKI, Leon (von / M. h. Zaremba). Podolia 6.11.1858 — Cracow 18.4.1909. Polish (Austrian) Indologist. Don of Walery M. and Tekla Natalia Łaźnińska Professor in Cracow. After law studies started Indology at Breslau (Stenzler, Hillebrandt), then under Bühler at Vienna, later also at Leipzig. Dr. iuris. Habilitation 1892 at Vienna. Ph.D.…

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LUDWIG, Alfred

LUDWIG, Alfred. Vienna 9.10.1832 — Prague 12.6.1912. Austrian Indologist. Professor in Prague. Son of Johannes L., a teacher of French, and Ludowika Köckh, grew up in Vienna. From 1852 studies of classical philology, IE linguistics and Sanskrit at Vienna (under Boller) and Berlin (Weber). From 1858 PD of classical philology…

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LENZ, Robert

LENZ, Robert (Robert Hristianovič Lenc). Dorpat (Tartu) 23.1./4.2.1808 — St. Petersburg 30.7./11.8.1836. Russian (German from Estonia) Indologist. Son of Christian Lenz, the secretary of municipal council of Dorpat and Luise Elisabeth Wolff, brother of the physicist Academician Heinrich Emil Lenz. After Gymnasium in Dorpat in 1820-24 he studied theology at…

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LAUFER, Berthold

LAUFER, Berthold. Köln 11.10.1874 — Chicago 13.9.1934. German Sinologist and Anthropologist in the U.S.A. Son of Max L. (of Jewish background) and Eugenie Schlesinger. After gymnasium in Cologne studied at Berlin, then at Leipzig under Conrady, G. von der Gabelentz, W. Grube, Ratzel and Windisch. Ph.D. 1897 Leipzig. In 1898…

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KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin

KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin. Jemnice 7.11.1884 — Austria 1964. Austrian (Moravian) Linguist and Ethnologist in Czechoslovakia, started with Indology. Gymnasium in Brno, studies at Vienna. Ph.D. 1910 Vienna (L. von Schroeder). In 1907-08 in Caucasia and 1912 in Armenia. In 1911-12 further studies of Indology and ethnology in Berlin, then further…

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KÜHNEL, Wilhelm Ernst Paul

KÜHNEL, Paul Ernst Wilhelm Arthur. Neubrandenburg (Mecklenburg) 26.10.1882 — Berlin 5.8.1964. German Art Historian. Son of Paul K., a gymnasium teacher, and Eva-Hedwig Braun (d. 1885). Planned career as diplomat and studied in Paris and Vienna, but from 1902 art history and archaeology at Munich, then Heidelberg. Ph.D. 1906 Heidelberg (diss.…

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KRAMRISCH, Stella

KRAMRISCH, Stella (married Neményi). Nikolsburg (now Mikulov), Moravia 29.5.1898 — Malvern, Pa. 31.8.1993. Austrian Art Historian in India and the U.S.A. Professor in Calcutta and Philadelphia. Born in Moravia, daughter of Isidor Kr., she moved to Vienna at the age of ten and attended there classical gymnasium. Studied art history…

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KORSCH, Theodor

KORSCH, Theodor (Fedor Evgen’evič KORŠ). Moscow 22.4.(4.5.)1843 — Moscow 16.2. (1.3.)1915. Russian IE Linguist and Sanskrit Scholar. Son of Evgenij Fëdorovič K., a journalist. After classical education started in 1860 studies of classical philology, Sanskrit (under Petrov), Arabic, Persian and Turkish at Moscow University. Candidate’s degree 1864, Magister 1868 Moscow,…

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