1751 - 1830
Halhed, orientalist and grammarian, who arrived in Calcutta (1772) to work in the E.I.C. as a `writer'. He is credited with being the first to write a Bangla Grammar (1778). He also made a translation of the Upanishad (1787), after he had returned to England.
|Born: Westminster, , , , England 25th May 1751 ||Baptised: |
|Died: 18th Feb 1830||Buried: |
|25th May 1751||Born England|
|18th Feb 1830||Died|