BALLIN, L. 18?? — 1???. Frenchman apparently knowing Sanskrit. Doctor. “Ancien sous-inspecteur des forêts”, in 1897 living in Autun. Continued Fauche’s Mahabharata translation. In the introduction he says that he is no longer young and thanks Regnaud (Lyon) for help.
Publications: translated: Le Mahâbhârata. Tome 1. Livre 9. Tome 2. Livres 10, 11, 12. 446+??? p. P. 1899.
Sources: Not in the Arch. biogr. fr., of his work only the first vol. in B.N.C., both in Cat. gén. de la libr. fr. 14, 1891-99; nothing in the N.U.C.