List of Tibetologists

Butler Preserve, Tibet

This article contains a list of Tibetologists. A Tibetologist is a person who studies Tibetology. Tibetology is the study of the Tibetan populations.

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1684-1733 – Ippolito Desideri (Italian)

1759-1802 – Samuel Turner (English)

1772-1840 – Thomas Manning (English) – First lay Chinese studies scholar in Europe, first Englishman to enter Lhasa, the holy city of Tibet

1779-1847 – Isaac Jacob Schmidt (Netherlands/Russian)

1784-1842 – Sándor Csoma de Körös (Hungarian)

1801-1878 – Józef Kowalewski (Polish)

1811-1894 – Philippe Édouard Foucaux (French)

1817-1879 – Franz Anton Schiefner (Baltic German)

1817-1883 – Heinrich August Jäschke (German)

1826-1913 – Auguste Desgodins (French)

1835-1904 – Emil Schlagintweit (German)

1849-1917 – Sarat Chandra Das (Indian)

1854-1914 – William Woodville Rockhill (American)

1855-1893 – Heinrich Wendel (German)

1856-1935 – Albert Grünwedel (German)

1857-1891 – Dr. Karl Rudolf Marx (German)

1863-1942 – Sir Francis Edward Younghusband (British)

1867-1956 – Frederick William Thomas (English)

1870-1930 – August Hermann Francke (German)

1870-1943 – William Frederick Travers O’Connor (Irish)

1870-1945 – Sir Charles Alfred Bell (British)

1873-1928 – Edvard Amundsen (Norwegian)

1873-1930 – Gombojab Tsybikov (Russian)

1873-1959 – Theo Sørensen (Norwegian)

1874-1934 – Berthold Läufer (German/American)

1875-1937 – Hermann Beckh (German)

1877-1943 – Johan van Manen (Dutch)

1877-1965 – Jacques Bacot (French)

1884-1962 – Joseph Francis Charles Rock (Austrian/American)

1890-1967 – Marcelle Lalou (French)

1893-1963 – Rahul Sankrityayan (Indian)

1893-1981 – Walter Simon (German)

1894-1984 – Giuseppe Tucci (Italian)

1899-1972 – Matthias Hermanns (German)

1902-1960 – George de Roerich (Russian)

1902-1987 – Li Fang-Kuei (Chinese)

1905-2000 – Hugh Edward Richardson (Indian)

1908-1986 – Tsendiin Damdinsüren (Mongolian)

1908-1980 – Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark (Greek)

1908-2001 – Siegbert Hummel (German)

1911-1997 – Nirmal Chandra Sinha (Indian)

1911-1999 – Rolf Stein (German/French)

1912-1999 – Erno Hetényi (Hungarian)

1914-1974 – Bidia Dandaron (Russian)

1914-2010 – Luciano Petech (Italian)

1918-2005 – Amaury de Riencourt (French)

1920-1973 – Frank-Richard Hamm (German?)

1920-2016 – David Snellgrove (British)

1921-1991 – Uray Géza (Hungarian)

1921-2004 – Alex Wayman

1922-2002 – Chime Rigdzin (Tibetan)

1922-2011 – Richard Keith Sprigg (British)

1922-2013 – Chapel Tseten Puntsok (Tibetan)

1923-1959 – René de Nebesky-Wojkowitz (Czech)

1923-2004 – Kitamura Hajime (Japanese)

1924-2014 – Roy Andrew Miller (American)

1926-present – Zuiho Yamaguchi (Japanese)

1926-present – Kamil Sedláček (Czech)

1927-1984 – Turrell V. Wylie (American)

1928-present – Mary Craig (British)

1934-present – Yoshio Nishi (Japanese)

1936-2009 – Gyatsho Tshering (Indian)

1936-2010 – E. Gene Smith (American)

1936-present – Samten Gyeltsen Karmay (Tibetan)

1938-present – Melvyn Goldstein (American)

1940-present – Jeffrey Hopkins (American)

1941-2014 – Yasutoshi Yukawa (Japanese)

1941-present – Philip Denwood (British)

1941-present – Chen Qingying (Chinese)

1942-present – Dieter Schuh (German)

1943-present – Günter Grönbold (German)

1944-present – Alexander Berzin (American)

1945-present – Per Kværne (Norwegian)

1945-present – Christopher I. Beckwith (American)

1946-1999 – Michael Aris (English)

1946-2011 – Nicholas Rhodes (British)

1946-present – A. Tom Grunfeld (American)

1949-present – Claude Arpi (French)

1949-present – Cynthia Beall (American)

1950-2017 – Michael Rank (British)

1950-present – Mark S. Aldenderfer (American)

1950-present – Per K. Sørensen (Danish)

1950-present – Gyurme Dorje (Scottish)

1950-present – Tom Tillemans (Dutch/Canadian)

1950-present – Georges Greyfus (Switzerland)

1951-2017 – Elliot Sperling (American)

1952-present – Donald S. Lopez Jr. (American)

1952-present – Leonard van der Kuijp (Dutch)

1954-present – Françoise Pommaret (French)

1956-present – Kim Yeshi (French/American)

1957-present – George van Driem (Dutch)

1957-present – Charles Albert Edward Ramble

1959-present – Tsering Shakya (Tibetan)

1960-present – Tashi Tsering (Tibetan)

1961-present – Henk Blezer (Dutch)

1966-present – Josep Lluís Alay (Barcelona)

1967-present – Bryan J. Cuevas (American)

1971-present – Douglas Duckworth (American)

1979-present – Nathan W. Hill (American)

died 1993 – Erik Haarh (Danish)

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References;

(1) – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Tibetologists

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