Today in Scholar History (Part 2)

Literature Topics: Author - Essayist - Journalist - Jurist - Novelist - Playwright - Poetess - Poetry - Writer

Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 170 of 170

1891-05-24 - William F Albright, US old testament scholar/archaeologist
1894-11-05 - Henri E J A de Page, Belgian private law scholar
1896-10-11 - Roman Jakobson, linguist/Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language)
1897-10-19 - Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani scientist and scholar (d. 1994)
1898-01-23 - Freda Utley, British scholar and author (d. 1978)
1899-11-19 - Grand Ayatollah Abul-Qassim Khoei, influential Shia Islamic scholar (d. 1992)
1900-04-26 - James Sutherland, English literature scholar/actor (Rob Roy 1953)
1901-10-21 - Gerhard von Rad, German old testament scholar (Deuteronomium)
1902-01-24 - E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (d. 1965)
1903-03-25 - Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (d. 1990)
1906-10-02 - John Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language & literature
1906-10-12 - Willy Hess, Swiss musicologist, composer and famous Beethoven scholar
1907-05-05 - Kenneth Muir, English scholar
1907-05-13 - Austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist
1908-07-09 - Allama Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher (d. 1973)
1909-11-29 - Rupert Davies, methodist Scholar
1910-06-04 - Jacques Berque, Islamic scholar
1910-09-15 - George D Kilpatrick, Canadian/British bible scholar
1911-01-16 - Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar
1911-07-18 - Alexander Hyatt-King, scholar (Mozart)
1912-03-11 - Robert Clifford Latham, pepys Scholar
1912-03-30 - Andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar/naturalist
1912-06-12 - Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist
1912-07-18 - Harry Levin, literary Scholar
1913-06-06 - Carlo L. Golino, American scholar (d. 1991)
1915-03-23 - Francis Berry, poet/Shakespearean scholar
1915-06-24 - Charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar
1915-11-04 - Lloyd James Austin, French Scholar
1917-12-16 - Nabi Bux Khan Baloch, Sindhi scholar
1918-03-15 - Richard Ellmann, US, literary scholar/writer (Oscar Wilde)
1918-04-26 - Jack Morpurgo, American Literature scholar (Leeds University)
1919-09-21 - Fazlur Rahman, Pakistani scholar (d. 1988)
1920-01-09 - Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar
1920-01-20 - Peter Clemoes, anglo-Saxon scholar
1921-02-11 - Edward Seidensticker, American scholar (d. 2007)
1921-06-09 - Arthur Hertzberg, American Jewish scholar (d. 2006)
1921-11-09 - Ivo Rudolph Jarosy, film scholar/exhibitor
1922-09-23 - Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator
1922-11-02 - John Pinsent, classical scholar
1924-07-18 - John Cruickshank, French scholar
1925-09-23 - Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (d. 2006)
1926-01-26 - Farman Fatehpuri, Pakistani scholar
1927-02-28 - Bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer
1927-05-11 - Gene Savoy, American author, explorer, scholar and cleric (d. 2007)
1927-11-23 - Guy Davenport, American author, artist, and scholar (d. 2005)
1928-02-05 - Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, middle east scholar
1928-07-10 - Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar
1930-12-26 - Sayed Mutawli imam ad-Darsh, scholar/broadcaster
1931-08-07 - Charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author
1931-12-14 - Jon Elia, Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher (d. 2002)
1933-07-21 - John C Gardner, scholar/writer (Grendel, Sunlight Dialogues)
1933-10-27 - John Sturdy, scholar
1934-05-10 - Jeanine Basinger, American film scholar
1934-12-31 - Akram Awan, Islamic scholar
1935-06-06 - Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar
1935-07-05 - Edward McInnes, German scholar
1939-07-14 - George E. Slusser, American scholar and writer
1943-03-16 - Ursula Goodenough, Evolutionary Scholar, Cell Biologist
Basketball Player/US Senator Bill BradleyBasketball Player/US Senator Bill Bradley (1943-07-28) 1943-07-28 - Bill Bradley, Crystal City Ms, Basketball player (NY Knicks), Democratic US Senator (1979-1997)
1944-11-24 - Ibrahim Gambari, Nigerian scholar
1946-05-24 - Jeremy Treglown, English scholar/editor (TLS)
1951-02-19 - Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (Db), Pakistani Islamic Sufi Scholar
1951-09-24 - Douglas Kmiec, American legal scholar
1951-12-28 - Ian Buruma, Anglo-Dutch scholar and writer on Japan and the Far East.
1952-09-25 - Gloria Jean Watkins, American scholar
1953-10-05 - John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher
1962-08-26 - Tariq Ramadan, Geneva, Switzerland, Islamic scholar
1967-03-10 - Omer Tarin [Omer Salim Khan], Peshawar, Pakistan, poet, scholar and activist
1968-11-23 - Hamid Hassani, Iranian scholar and lexicographer
1973-01-01 - Anwar Mansoor Mangrio, Sindhi poet & research scholar.

Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 191 of 191

1874-12-07 - Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (b. 1815)
1876-05-27 - Joseph Bosworth, lexicographer/scholar, dies
1883-08-01 - Karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies
1884-03-21 - Ezra Abbot, American bible scholar (b. 1819)
1895-03-05 - Henry Rawlinson, British soldier and scholar (b. 1810)
1901-01-09 - Richard Copley Christie, English scholar (b. 1830)
1906-06-22 - Fritz Schaudinn, German animal scholar: examined amoebasis, dies at 34
1907-03-05 - Friedrich Blass, German classical scholar (b. 1843)
1911-01-17 - Francis Galton, English scholar, dies at 88
1913-03-09 - Eberhard Nestle, German biblical scholar, dies at 61
1917-04-09 - James Hope Moulton, British scholar of Classical Greek (b. 1863)
1918-07-30 - Chaim Soloveitchik, Rabbi of Brisk, talmudic scholar, dies
1924-07-23 - Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar (b. 1850)
1928-04-05 - Jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies
1929-01-19 - Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (b. 1873)
1931-08-31 - Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies
1941-01-17 - Jose Leite de Vasconcelos, Portuguese scholar (Etnografia), dies at 82
1945-06-07 - Nishida Kitaro, scholar/philosopher/Zen practitioner, dies at 74
1953-03-24 - Felix M Abel, French dominican/biblical scholar, dies at 74
1953-11-22 - Syed Sulaiman Nadvi, Pakistani religious scholar and biographer of Muhammad (b. 1884)
1953-12-10 - Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Indian-born scholar and translator (b. 1872)
1955-04-18 - Eugen Herrigel, Zen philosopher/scholar, dies in Germany at 70
1961-01-24 - Willem J M van Eysinga, people rights scholar, dies at 82
1962-11-29 - Rav Aaron Kotler, Orthodox Talmudic scholar, dies in Lakewood NJ
1963-08-27 - W E B Du Bois, scholar/founder (NAACP), dies at 95 in Accra Ghana
1963-08-27 - Allama Mashriqi, Pakistani scholar and politician (b. 1888)
1964-10-28 - Reginald Horace Blyth, Zen teacher/scholar, dies in Japan at 66
1965-06-15 - E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (b. 1902
1965-12-06 - Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar, dies at 90
1966-07-12 - D T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96
1968-08-11 - Lucien Cerfaux, Belgian biblical scholar, dies
1970-08-22 - Vladimir Propp, Russian structuralist scholar (b. 1895)
1973-04-23 - Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85
1973-12-18 - Allama Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher (b. 1908)
1975-02-14 - Julian S Huxley, English scholar/dir-gen (UNESCO), dies at 87
1978-01-21 - Freda Utley, British scholar and author. (b. 1898)
1982-12-08 - Leckie, Suriname scholar, murdered
1984-12-11 - Oskar Seidlin, German-born American scholar (b. 1911)
1985-03-23 - Peter Charanis, Greek-American scholar and professor (b. 1908)
1988-07-26 - Fazlur Rahman Malik, Pakistani scholar (b. 1919)
1990-01-14 - Mani Madhava Chakyar, Koodiyattam artist and Sanskrit scholar (b. 1899)
1990-02-27 - Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (b. 1903)
1993-12-27 - Youssef Sebti, Algerian scholar/poet, murdered at 50
1994-04-14 - Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani scientist and scholar (b. 1897)
1994-05-29 - Harry Levin, literary Scholar, dies at 81
1994-05-30 - Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar, dies at 58
1994-07-04 - Rupert Davies, methodist scholar, dies at 84
1994-09-13 - Pieter Zaanen, architect (Musical Trade scholarship, Amsterdam), dies
1994-10-30 - Nyanaponika, [Siegmund Feniger), German scholar/author, dies at 93
1994-12-30 - Lloyd James Austin, french Scholar, dies at 79
1995-01-04 - Robert Clifford Latham, pepys Scholar, dies at 82
1995-02-03 - John Pinsent, classical scholar, dies at 72
1995-03-03 - Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar, dies at 84
1995-03-10 - Alexander Hyatt-King, Mozart scholar, dies at 84
1995-05-30 - Philip Owen A Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator, dies at 72
1995-07-04 - Jacques Berque, Islamic scholar, dies at 85
1995-07-11 - John Cruickshank, French scholar, dies at 70
1995-07-30 - Charles James Dunn, japanese scholar, dies at 80
1996-03-16 - Peter Clemoes, Anglo-Saxon scholar, dies at 76
1996-05-01 - Ivo Rudolph Jarosy, film scholar/exhibitor, dies at 74
1996-05-16 - Edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60
1996-07-06 - John Sturdy, scholar, dies at 62
1996-07-12 - Andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar Naturalist, dies at 84
1996-09-21 - John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher, dies at 42
1996-09-30 - Kenneth Muir, english scholar, dies at 89
1996-10-15 - Bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer, dies at 69
1997-01-09 - Junaidu ibn Buhari, scholar, dies at 90
1997-09-25 - Sayed Mutawli ad Imam scholar/broadcaster-Darsh, dies at 66
1997-12-15 - Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, middle east scholar, dies at 69
1997-12-23 - Austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist, dies at 90
1998-07-16 - John Henrik Clarke, American historian and scholar (b. 1915)
1998-10-17 - Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar and philanthropist
1999-08-10 - Padma Bhushan Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Eminent Sanskrit Scholar in India (b. 1899)
2000-05-18 - Maulana Yousuf Ludhianvi, Muslim scholar
2002-11-08 - Jon Elia, Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher (b. 1931)
2005-01-04 - Guy Davenport, American author, artist, and scholar (b. 1927)
2005-05-12 - Martin Lings, English Islamic scholar (b. 1909)
2005-08-08 - Ahmed Deedat, Islamic scholar (b. 1918)
2005-10-24 - Immanuel C.Y. Hsu, scholar of modern Chinese intellectual and diplomatic history (b. 1923)
2006-01-19 - Aoun Al-Sharif Qasim, Sudanese writer and Islamic scholar (b. 1933)
2006-02-24 - Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (b. 1925)
2006-10-24 - William Montgomery Watt, Islamic studies scholar, orientalist and historian (b. 1909)
2007-01-02 - Robert C. Solomon, American scholar of continental philosophy (b. 1942)
2009-10-13 - Stephen Barnett, American legal scholar who opposed the Newspaper Preservation Act of 1970 (b. 1935)
2010-01-03 - Mary Daly, American theologian and feminist scholar (b. 1928)
2010-08-18 - Benjamin Kaplan, copyright scholar
2010-11-20 - Chalmers Johnson, American political scholar and author (b. 1931)
2010-12-18 - Jacqueline de Romilly, French philologist and classical scholar (b. 1913)
2011-05-26 - Arisen Ahubudu, Sri Lankan scholar, author and playwright (b. 1920)
2011-10-05 - Derrick Bell, American legal scholar and civil rights advocate (b. 1930)
2012-12-19 - Robert Bork, American legal scholar/jurist, dies from heart disease at 85


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