BRENNAND, William

BRENNAND, William. 18?? — 1???. British. Served long as teacher in India, Principal of Dacca College (1856), in 1896 had already been 23 years in retirement, living in Somerset. Apparently claims a common Central Asian origin for the astronomical knowledge of India, Mesopotamia and China.

Publications: Hindu Astronomy. 14+328 p. L. 1896; astronomical articles.

Sources: Some hints in his own Preface, position in Dhaka in moodle.bracu.ac.bd/…/S%20Ahmed. Not in Br. Biogr. Arch. 1st and 2nd Series, no further works in N.U.C. & Br.Mus.Cat.

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