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  • UHLE, Heinrich

    UHLE, Heinrich. 1842 — 1913. German Indologist. Schoolteacher in Dresden. Studies at Leipzig, i.al. Indology under Brockhaus. Ph.D. Taught at Gymnasium ...

  • UHLENBECK, Christianus Cornelius

    UHLENBECK, Christianus Cornelius. Voorburg 18.10.1866 — Lugano, Switzerland 12.8.1951 (or 1959?). Dutch Linguist and IE Scholar. Professor in Leiden. Son of ...

  • UHLIG, Helmut

    UHLIG, Helmut. Chemnitz 18.5.1922 — Berlin 24.2.1997. German Teacher and Author interested in Buddhist Studies. Studies of philosophy, art history and literature at ...

  • UHLIK, Rade

    UHLIK, Rade. Sarajevo 1.2.1899 — Sarajevo 12.6.1991. Yugoslavian Linguist and Gipsy Scholar. Born in a Lutheran family. Studied Germanistics at Belgrad and worked ...

  • UHTOMSKIJ, Esper Esperovič,

    UHTOMSKIJ, Esper Esperovič, Prince. Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov) 26.8.1861 — Detskoe Selo 26.11.1921. Russian Scholar, Collector, Traveller, Political Thinker, Entrepreneur and Publisher. Son of ...

  • UJFALVY DE MEZŐ-KÖVESD, Charles-Eugène

    ÚJFALVY DE MEZŐ-KÖVESD, Charles-Eugène (Mezőkövesdi Újfalvy Károly Jenő). Vienna 18.5.1842 — Florence 31.1.1904. Hungarian Traveller and Anthropologist of Central ...

  • UNKRIG, Wilhelm Alexander

    UNKRIG, Wilhelm Alexander. Köslin, Pomerania (now Koszalin in Poland) 1883 — Traisa near Darmstadt 24.6.1956. German Mongolian and Lamaist Scholar. Son of a crofter. ...

  • UPHAM, Edward

    UPHAM, Edward. Exeter 1776 — Bath 25.8.1834. British Bookdealer and Orientalist. Born in Exeter, where his father Charles U. was later the mayor ...

  • UPJOHN, Aaron

    UPJOHN, Aaron. 17?? — 1???. British Printer in India. Arrived at Calcutta in 1785 as ship’s musician (bassoon player). There he became printer and part owner of the Calcutta Chronicle. Bankrupt in 1792. He printedthe ...

  • URAY, Géza

    URAY, Géza. Budapest 16.8.1921 — 17.7.1991. Hungarian Tibetan Scholar. Professor in Budapest. Reluctantly following his father’s wish he enrolled the Military ...

  • USBORNE, Charles Frederick

    USBORNE, Charles Frederick. London 18.2.1874 — 6.11.1919. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Thomas U. and Agnes Elizabeth Gibbs. Studies at Balliol College, Oxford. Joined I.C.S. in 1898. Finally Deputy ...

  • UXBAND, F. E., nom-de-plume of —> Vilmos Hevesy
    UXBAND, F. E., nom-de-plume of —> Vilmos Hevesy


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  • VAILLANT, Louis

    VAILLANT, Louis Auguste André Marie. Paris 26.11.1876 — Arras 18.2.1963. French Army Physician, Naturalist and Explorer. Son of Léon Louis V., Professor of Zoology. Studied medicine at Bordeaux, graduated 1902 and became ...

  • VALENTIJN, François

    VALENTIJN, François. Dordrecht 17.4.1666 — the Hague 6.8.1727. Dutch Priest and Naturalist. Son of a school director. Studied theology and philosophy at Leiden and Utrecht. From 1684 spent 16 years as ...

  • VALENTINE, William H.

    VALENTINE, William H. 1856 — 1927. British Numismatician. Apparently a layman without academic or official position.

    Publications: The Copper Coins of India. 1. Muhammadan Coins. 271 p. 2. The Panjab and Contiguous Native ...

  • VALLAURI, Mario

    VALLAURI, Mario. Viareggio (Lucca) 31.7.1887 — Dronero (Cuneo) 19.9.1964. Italian Indologist. Professor in Turin. Born in an old Piemontese family, studied ...

  • VALTONEN, Pertti

    VALTONEN, Pertti. 1933 — 1999. Finnish Gipsy Scholar. Studies of Indology, etc. at Helsinki. M.A. ...

  • VALVANNE, Hugo

    VALVANNE, Hugo (until 1906 H. Wegelius). Pietarsaari 18.7.1894 — Funen, Denmark 25.7.1961. Finnish Student ...

  • VAMBÉRY, Arminiusz (Hermann)

    VAMBÉRY, Ármin (Arminius).VANDEN BERGHE, Louis. Oostnieuwkerke, West Flanders 24.12.1923 — Ghent 17.9.1993. Belgian Archaeologist and Iranian ...

  • VANÍČEK, Alois

    VANÍČEK, Alois. Prague 21.6.1825 — Prague 9.5.1883. Czech IE Scholar. Son of a teacher. ...

  • VANSITTART, Henry

    VANSITTART, Henry. Bloomsbury, Middlesex 3.6.1732 — on sea 1770. British Civil Servant in India. ...

  • VARENNE, Jean

    VARENNE, Jean. Marseille 12.6.1926 — Paris 12.7.1997. French Indologist. Professor in Aix-en-Provence. ...

  • VARTHEMA, Ludovico di

    VARTHEMA, Ludovico di. Bologna 1470? — Rome before June 1517. Italian Traveller in India. ...

  • VASCONCELOS (DE) ABREU, Guilherme Augusto (de)

    VASCONCELOS (DE) ABREU, Guilherme Augusto (de). Coimbra 20.5.1842 — Lisbon 1.2.1907. Portuguese ...

  • VASIL’EV, Aleksej Ivanovič

    VASIL’EV, Aleksej Ivanovič. St.Petersburg 1903 — Leningrad 6.11.1936.

  • VASIL’EV, Vasilij Pavlovič (Wassilieff)

    VASIL’EV, Vasilij Pavlovič (Wassilieff). Nižni-Novgorod 20.2.(4.3.)1818 — St.Petersburg 27.4.1900. Russian Sinologist and Buddhist ...

  • VASMER, Rihard Vil’gelm (Georg Rihardovič, Georg Wilhelm V.)

    VASMER, Rihard Vil’gelm (Georg Rihardovič, Georg Wilhelm V.). St.Petersburg 9/21.10.1888 — Taškent 22.2.1938.Russian Numismatist and Oriental Scholar. Born in a Lutheran family of German background, son of Richard Julius Friedrich Vasmer ...

  • VASSALINI, Ida

    VASSALINI, Ida. Verona 1.11.1891 — Milano 21.12.1953. Italian Poet and Translator. Daughter of Bartolomeo V. ...

  • VÄTH, Alfons

    VÄTH, Alfons. Werbachhausen, Kr. Main-Tauber 15.3.1874 — Bonn 12.5.1937. S.J. German Missionary and Indian Historian. Working in Bombay in 1899-1903 and 1910-16. ...

  • VAUGHAN-ARBUCKLE, Benjamin

    VAUGHAN-ARBUCKLE, Benjamin. 18?? — 19??. One BV-A became Lieutenant-Colonel 1887. But the family had several officers serving in India in the 19th century. One (the same?) Captain BV-A, son of General ...

  • VAUGHAN, John Luther

    VAUGHAN, John Luther. Leicester St. Martin 6.3.1820 — Tunbridge, Kent 2.1.1911. Sir. British Colonial ...

  • VAUX, William Sandys Wright

    VAUX, William Sandys Wright. Oxford 28.2.1818 — London 21.6.1885. British Numismatician and Antiquarian. Son of Rev. William Vaux, a ...

  • VELJAČIĆ, Čedomil (Ñāṇajīvaka)

    VELJAČIĆ, Čedomil (Ñāṇajīvaka). Zagreb 18.6.1915 — California 28.12.1997. Croatian Classical Scholar, Philosopher, ...

  • VELZE, Jacob Antoon van

    VELZE, Jacob Antoon van. Hilversum 1902/03— 1984. Dutch Student of Indology. Son of Jacob van V. and Adriana Tober. Studied Classics at Utrecht, also Sanskrit under Caland. In 1930 teacher. Ph.D. 1938 Utrecht ...

  • VENDRYES, Joseph (Jean-Baptiste-Marie)

    VENDRYES, Joseph (Jean-Baptiste-Marie). Paris 13.1.1875 — Paris 30.1.1960. French IE, Celtic and General Linguist. ...

  • VENIERE, Alessandro

    VENIERO, Alessandro. 18?? — 19??. Italian Philologist. Possibly in Sicily.

  • VENIS, Arthur

    VENIS, Arthur (born A. V. Lazarus). 4.10.1857 — 5.6.1918. British (Scottish) Educator and ...

  • VENTURA, Giovanni

    VENTURA, Giovanni (Jean-Baptiste V., originally Rubino ben Torah). Finale near Modena 25.5.1794 — Lardenne ...

  • VÉQUAUD, Yves

    VÉQUAUD, Yves. Paris 5.9.1938 — Villiers-Saint-Denis (Aisne) 19.8.2000. French Anthropologist and Author.

    Publications: L’art de Mithila. 127 p. ill. 1975; The Women Painters of Mithila. 102 p. ill. L. 1977.

    – Bénarès. 108 ...

  • VERNER, Karl

    VERNER, Karl Adolph. Aarhus 7.3.1846 — Copenhagen 5.11.1896. Danish Linguist and Phonetician. Professor in ...

  • VÉRTESSY, Desző

    VÉRTESY, Desző. Pásztó 24.6.1881 — Budapest 12.7.1917. Hungarian Greek and Sanskrit Philologist. Studies at ...

  • VEYSSIÈRE DE LACROZE, Mathurin (de La Croze)

    VEYSSIÈRE DE LACROZE, Mathurin (de La Croze). Nantes 4.12.1661 — Berlin 21.5.1739. French Orientalist ...

  • VEZDIN, Philip

    VEZDIN, Philip —> PAULINUS A SANCTO BARTHOLOMAEO.

  • VIENNOT, Odette

    VIENNOT, Odette. 23.1.1910 — 18.11.1992. French Indologist and Art Historian. Born in ...

  • VIGNE, Godfrey Thomas

    VIGNE, Godfrey Thomas. Walthamstown, Essex 1.9.1801 — 12.7.1863. British Traveller in India and America. ...

  • VILLE, Frans de

    VILLE, Frans de. 1??? — 19??. Belgian Schoolteacher interested in Indology. Perhaps the same ...

  • VINCENZI, Carlo

    VINCENZI, Carlo. 18?? — 19??. Italian interested in Sanskrit.

    VINSON, Elie Honoré JulienVIRCHOW, Rudolf

    VIRCHOW, Rudolf. Schivelbein (now Świdwin in Poland) 13.10.1821 — Berlin 5.9.1902. German Anatomist and ...

  • VIVIEN DE SAINT-MARTIN, Louis

    VIVIEN DE SAINT-MARTIN, Louis. Saint-Martin-de-Fontenay, Calvados 22.5.1802 — Paris 3.1.1897. French Scholar of Historical ...

  • VIZEL’, Oskar Èmil’evič.

    VIZEL’, Oskar Èmil’evič. St.Petersburg 1895 — 19??. VLIET, Joannes van der

    VLIET, Joannes van der. Reeuwijk 24.4.1847 — Utrecht 17.7.1902. Dutch Classical Scholar ...

  • VODSKOV, Hans Sofus

    VODSKOV, Hans Sofus. Bornholm 16.9.1846 — Copenhagen 16.3.1910. Danish Scholar of Comparative Religion. Participated ...

  • VOGEL, Jean-Philippe

    VOGEL, Jean-Philippe. ’s-Gravenhage 9.1.1871 — Oegstgeest 10.4. 1958. Dutch Indologist, Specialist of ...

  • VOGT, Hans Kamstrup

    VOGT, Hans Kamstrup. Fredrikstad, Norway 1.6.1903 — Oslo 25.9.1986. Norwegian Linguist. Professor in Oslo. ...

  • VOIGT, Wolfgang

    VOIGT, Wolfgang. Friedenau/Berlin 17.7.1911 — Berlin 30.8.1982. German Indologist. Editor of the ...

  • VOLCK, Johann Christoph Wilhelm

    VOLCK, Johann Christoph Wilhelm. Nürnberg 18.11.1835 — Rostock 29.5.1904. German Oriental Scholar in Estonia. ...

  • VOLKOVA, Oktjabrina Fedorovna

    VOLKOVA, Oktjabrina Fedorovna. Leningrad 23.1.1926 — 22.10.1988. Russian Indologist, specialist of Buddhist ...

  • VOLNEY DE CHASSEBOEUF (BOISGIRAIS), Constantin-François, comte de

    VOLNEY DE CHASSEBOEUF (BOISGIRAIS), Constantin-FrançoisVORETZSCH, Ernst Arthur. Lucka, Thüringen 13.8.1868 — Colmberg 18.5.1965. German Diplomat and Historian of ...

  • VOROB’EV-DESJATOVSKIJ, Vladimir Svjatoslavovič

    VOROB’EV-DESJATOVSKIJ, Vladimir Svjatoslavovič. Moscow 3.10. 1927 — 2.7.1956. Russian Indologist. Son of ...

  • VOSS, Erich von

    VOSS, Erich von. Fellin (Viljandi, Estonia) 29.11.(11.12.)1880 — Viechtach (Bavaria) 15.12.1917. Baltic German Student ...

  • VOSTRIKOV, Andrej Ivanovič

    VOSTRIKOV, Andrej Ivanovič. Agarevka (Ogarevka) village in Atkarskij uezd, Saratov gub. 10.(23.)10.1902 ...

  • VOTÝPKA, Bedřich

    VOTÝPKA, Bedřich. Neveklov 28.2.1865 — Mirotice u Písku 28.6.1940. Czech Teacher interested in Indology. ...

  • VREESE, Koenrad Stanislaus Jan Marie de

    VREESE, Koenrad Stanislaus Jan Marie deVRIES, Johann Dietrich Ludwig de. Gennep 18.4.1894 — 19??. Dutch Indologist. Son ...

  • VULLERS, Johann August

    VULLERS, Johann August. Bonn 23.10.1803 — Bonn 21.1.1880. German Oriental (Arabic and ...

  • VYHNIS, Čeněk (Vincenz)

    VYHNIS, Čeněk (Vincenz). Kostelec nad Labem 8.10.1842 — Prague 23.3.1897. Czech Schoolteacher interested in ...