Edward Hincks
The Reverend Edward Hincks (19 August 1792 – 3 December 1866) was an Irish clergyman, best remembered as an Assyriologist and one of the decipherers of Mesopotamian cuneiform.Edward Hincks was born in...
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Dudley Loftus
Dr Dudley Loftus (1619 – June 1695) was an Anglo-Irish jurist and noted orientalist.Loftus was born the second son of Sir Adam Loftus, into a family of 17 siblings on his great-grandfather’s estate of...
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Tamaz V. Gamkrelidze
Tamaz (Thomas) Valeryanovich Gamkrelidze (Georgian: თამაზ ვალერიანის ძე გამყრელიძე; Russian: Тама́з Валериа́нович Гамкрели́дзе) (born October 23, 1929) is a distinguished Georgian linguist, orient...
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A. I. Sabra
Abdelhamid I. Sabra (1924-2013) was a professor of the history of science specializing in the history of optics and science in medieval Islam. He died December 18, 2013. Sabra provided English transla...
Joseph Orbeli
Joseph Orbeli (Armenian: Հովսեփ Աբգարի Օրբելի, Hovsep Abgari Orbeli; Russian: Иосиф Абгарович Орбели, Iosif Abgarovich Orbeli; 20 March (O.S. 8 March) 1887 – 2 February 1961) was a renowned So...
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Kerope Patkanov
Kerope Petrovich Patkanov (Patkanjan) (1833–1889) was an Armenian scientist-orientalist, professor of Saint Petersburg University; in 1863 he obtained the master degree for his eastern literature stu...
Gyula Mészáros
Gyula Mészáros (Hungarian: Mészáros Gyula; 1883 – 1957) was a Hungarian ethnographer, Orientalist and Turkologist.
Stephan Endlicher
Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher aka Endlicher István László (24 June 1804 – 28 March 1849) was an Austrian botanist, numismatist and Sinologist. He was a director of the Botanical Garden of Vienna. He was...
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Karl Vilhelm Zetterstéen
Karl Vilhelm Zetterstéen (18 August 1866 – 1953) was a Swedish orientalist.Born in Orsa, Dalarna, Zetterstéen began his studies at Uppsala University in 1884, became a Ph.D. and docent of Semiti...
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Brajendranath De
Brajendranath De (1852-1932), was an early Indian member of the Indian Civil Service.
In Lucknow he studied at Canning College, Lucknow, and later travelled to England, where he was called to the ...
Gavan McCormack
Gavan McCormack is a researcher specialising in East Asia who is Emeritus Professor and Visiting Fellow, Division of Pacific and Asian History of the Australian National University. He is also a coord...
Mircea Eliade
Mircea Eliade ([ˈmirt͡ʃe̯a eliˈade]; March 13 [O.S. February 28] 1907 – April 22, 1986) was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the Univer...
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Nicolae Iorga
Nicolae Iorga ([nikoˈla.e ˈjorɡa]; sometimes Neculai Iorga, Nicolas Jorga, Nicolai Jorga or Nicola Jorga, born Nicu N. Iorga; January 17, 1871 – November 27, 1940) was a Romanian historian, politician...
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Edward Lipinski (orientalist)
Edward Lipiński (born 18 June 1930 in Lodz, Poland) is a Belgian Biblical scholar and Orientalist.
His first major work, published in 1965, was a monumental monograph entitled La royauté de Yahwé ...
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Qurbān-ʻAlī Khālidī
Qurbān-ʻAlī Khālidī (Russian: Курбангали Халиди, 1846-1913) was a Kazakh historian, focusing mainly on the history of the eastern Kazakh steppe. His works are important sources for the history of ...
Joseph Halévy
Joseph Halévy (December 15, 1827 in Adrianople – 1917) was an Ottoman born Jewish-French Orientalist and traveller.He did his most notable work was done in Yemen, which he crossed during 1869 to 1870 ...
Dimitrie Cantemir
Dimitrie Cantemir ([diˈmitri.e kanteˈmir]; 1673–1723) was twice Prince of Moldavia (in March–April 1693 and in 1710–1711). He was also a prolific man of letters – philosopher, historian, composer, mus...
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Edward Rehatsek
Edward Rehatsek (3 July 1819 – 11 December 1891) was an Orientalist and translator of several works of Islamic literature including the Gulistan or Rose Garden of Saadi, Ibn Ishaq’s Sirah Rasul ...