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Sir Monier Monier-Williams KCIE (/ˈmɒniər/; né 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.
12 November 1819
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
|Died||11 April 1899 79) (aged|
|Education||King's College School, Balliol College, Oxford;|
East India Company College;
University College, Oxford
|Known for||Boden Professor of Sanskrit;|
Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire