Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Tucci

Updated on: 11.10.2011

Image(s)

Lifetime

Born: 05.06.1894
Passed away: 05.04.1984

About

Giuseppe Tucci was an Italian scholar of oriental cultures, specialising in Tibet and history of Buddhism. Tucci was fluent in several European languages, Sanskrit, Bengali, Pali, Prakrit, Chinese and Tibetan and he taught at the University of Rome La Sapienza until his death. He is considered one of the founders of the field of Buddhist Studies.

Publications

References

Share this page on: