NOER, Prince Frederic Christian Charles Augustus Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Count von. Slesvig 16.11.1830 — Noer 25.12.1881. Danish Prince, Officer and Historian, from 1870 Count Noer (Prussian title). “Son of Count Friedrich Emile August of Noer, served under his father in the insurrectionary [German] Army of Schleswig-Holstein, 1848-9; travelled through Egypt, Australia, India, and Asia Minor, 1849-50. Entered, as a Fellow-Commoner, at Trinity College, Cambridge, 1852, stayed there 18 months. Studied at Heidelberg, and Paris, languages and historical monuments… Read Sanskrit with Goldstücker in London. To S. India in 1865. Returned to Noer, near Kiel; again visited India, June 1867 – April 1869, travelled in Mysore, to Calcutta, and Upper India; became enthusiastic about Akbar… Resided many years in England and France, attained considerable literary eminence.” Left his books and manuscripts to Cambridge University. Married, two daughters.
Publications: Altes und Neues aus den Lindern des Ostens. 1859 (under the name “Onomander”).
– Kaiser Akbar. Ein Versuch über die Geschichte Indiens im sechszehnten Jahrhundert. 1-2. Leiden 1881-85.
– memoirs, edited by his widow. 1886.
Sources: JRAS Proc. 1882, iii-viii; Buckland, Dictionary.
Last Updated on