Philip Johan von Strahlenberg
Philip Johan von Strahlenberg (1676–1747) was a Swedish officer and geographer of German origin who made important contributions to the cartography of Russia.
Strahlenberg was born in Stralsund, w...
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Orazak Ismagulov
Orazak Ismagulov (born 1930) is an internationally known anthropologist, doctor of historical sciences (1984), corresponding member of the Kazakhstan National Academy of Sciences (1994). Ismagulov us...
Friedrich Schrader
Friedrich Schrader (November 19, 1865 - August 28, 1922) was a German philologist of oriental languages, orientalist, art historian, writer, social democrat, translator and journalist. He also used th...
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Aram Safrastyan
Aram Safrastyan (14 July 1888 – 12 July 1966) was an Armenian orientalist and turkologist. He was a fellow of the Institute of History and the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences ...
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Turkology
Turkology (Turcology, Turkologie) is a complex of humanities sciences studying languages, history, literature, folklore, culture, and ethnology of people speaking Turkic languages and Turkic peoples i...
Nikolai Ivanovich Ashmarin
Nikolai Ivanovich Ashmarin (Russian: Никола́й Ива́нович Ашма́рин) (September 22 [O.S. October 4] 1870, Yadrin, Kazan Governorate – August 26, 1933) was a Russian and Soviet lingu...
Max Rudolf Kaufmann
Max Rudolf Kaufmann (April 29, 1886 in Basel, Switzerland - 1963 in Bonn, Germany), was a Swiss author, translator from Turkish, and journalist, who worked and published in Switzerland, Turkey, the Un...
Walter Bruno Henning
Walter Bruno Henning (August 26, 1908—January 8, 1967) was a scholar of Middle Iranian languages and literature, especially of the corpus discovered by the Turpan expeditions of the early 20th c...
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Geoffrey Lewis (scholar)
Geoffrey Lewis Lewis CMG FBA (19 June 1920 – 12 February 2008) was an English Professor of the Turkish language at the University of Oxford. He was well known as the author of Teach Yourself Turkish ...
Vilhelm Thomsen
Vilhelm Ludwig Peter Thomsen (25 January 1842 – 12 May 1927) was a Danish linguist and Turkologist. He initially began studying theology at the Danish University in 1859, but soon switched his focus t...
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Andreas Tietze
Andreas Tietze (26 April 1914 - 22 December 2003) was a world-renowned Austrian Turcologist and one of the founders of Turkic studies in the United States. He was educated in Vienna and built his care...
Karl August Wittfogel
Karl August Wittfogel (6 September 1896, in Woltersdorf, Germany – 25 May 1988, in New York, USA) was a German-American playwright, historian, and sinologist. Originally a Marxist and a...
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Zeki Velidi Togan
Zeki Velidi Togan (Bashkir: Әхмәтзәки Әхмәтшаһ улы Вәлидов, Äxmätzäki Äxmätşah ulı Wälidov, Russian: Ахмет-Заки Ахметшахович Валидов, Ahmet-Zaki Ahmetshakhovich Validov, sometimes spelled as V...
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Institute of Turkish Studies
The Institute of Turkish Studies (ITS) is a foundation based in the United States with the avowed objective of advancing Turkish studies at colleges and universities in the USA.In recent years controv...
Leonid Pavlovich Potapov
Leonid Pavlovich Potapov (Russian: Леони́д Па́влович Пота́пов; 1905–2000) was a 20th-century ethnographer specialising in the study of peoples of southern Siberia.
Leonid Potapov was born in t...
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Oskar Rescher
Oskar Rescher (October 1, 1883 – March 26, 1972), aka Osman Reşer, was a prolific German-Turkish scholar in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish literature who specialized in pre-Islamic Arabic poetry and Ott...
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Benjamin P. Yudin
Veniamin Petrovich Yudin (1928–1983) was a Kazakhstan scholar of oriental studies, historian, philologist, expert on Persian and Turkic manuscripts, researcher and teacher.V.P.Yudin was born on Februa...
Alexander Samoylovich
Alexander Nikolaevich Samoylovich (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Самойло́вич, 1880–1938) was a Russian Orientalist-Turkologist who served as a member of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1929), Rect...
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Harold Walter Bailey
Sir Harold Walter Bailey (16 December 1899 – 11 January 1996), who published as H. W. Bailey, was an eminent English scholar of Khotanese, Sanskrit, and the comparative study of Iranian languages.
Vladimir Minorsky
Vladimir Fedorovich Minorsky (Russian: Владимир Фёдорович Минорский; February 17 [O.S. February 5] 1877 – March 25, 1966) was a Russian Orientalist best known for his contri...
Franz Altheim
Franz Altheim (October 6, 1898 – October 17, 1976) was a German historian, best known for his trip with Erika Trautmann funded by the Ahnenerbe and Hermann Göring.
Altheim was born to an ecc...
Nikolai Dmitriev
Nikolai Konstantinovich Dmitriev (Russian Дмитриев Николай Константинович 1898-1954) was Doctor of Philology, professor, an outstanding Orientalist-Turkologist, corresponding member of the USSR Academ...
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Stephen Wurm
Stephen Adolphe Wurm (19 August 1922 – 24 October 2001) was a Hungarian-born Australian linguist.
Wurm was born in Budapest, the second child to the German-speaking Adolphe Wurm and Hungarian-spea...
Andrey Anokhin
Andrey Viktorovich Anokhin (Russian: Андре́й Ви́кторович Ано́хин; 28 October 1869 – 31 August 1931) was a Russian ethnographer, music scientist and composer.Andrey Anokhin was born in a village Ri...
Oghuz Khagan
Oghuz Khagan or Oghuz Khan (Turkish: Oğuz Kağan) was a legendary and semi-mythological Khan of the Turks. Some Turkic cultures use this legend to describe their ethnic origins and the origin of th...
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Turkestan
Turkestan, also spelt as Turkistan, literally means "Land of the Turks".
Of Persian origin, the term "Turkestan" (ترکستان) has never referred to a single national state, although the area was at ...
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Shoqan Walikhanov
Shoqan Shynghysuly Walikhanov (Kazakh: Шоқан Шыңғысұлы Уәлиханұлы, Shoqan Shynghysuly Walikhanuly; Russian: Чокан Чингисович Валиханов), given name Muhammed Qanafiya (Kazakh: Мұхаммед Қана...
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Mehmet Fuat Köprülü
Mehmet Fuat Köprülü (December 5, 1890 – June 28, 1966), aka Köprülüzade, who traced his descent from the illustrious Köprülü family, was a Turkish politician and historian, known for his contrib...
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