Monier Monier-Williams

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Sir Monier Monier-Williams KCIE (/ˈmɒniər/; Williams; 12 November 1819 – 11 April 1899) was a British scholar who was the second Boden Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford University, England. He studied, documented and taught Asian languages, especially Sanskrit, Persian and Hindustani.

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Monier Monier-Williams

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Monier Williams

(1819-11-12)12 November 1819
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died11 April 1899(1899-04-11) (aged 79)
Cannes, France
EducationKing's College School, Balliol College, Oxford;
East India Company College;
University College, Oxford
Known forBoden Professor of Sanskrit;
Sanskrit–English dictionary
AwardsKnight Bachelor;
Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire