BEALE, Thomas William

BEALE, Thomas William. 1??? — Agra 1875. British Civil Servant and Oriental Scholar in India. Very little is known of his life. He worked as clerk in the office of Board od Revenue, North-Western Provinces. Assisted H. M. Elliot in his work about Muslim Indian history. “Died at a great age.” His Dictionary includes both Arabia and Persia as well as India.

Publications: The Oriental Biographical Dictionary. Ed. by H. G. Keene. Calcutta 1881, rev. 2nd ed.  8+431 p. L. 1894.

Sources: Buckland, Dictionary; Wikipedia on Or. Biogr. Dict.

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