SALLET, Alfred von

SALLET, Alfred Friedrich Constantin von. Reichau bei Nimptsch, Silesia (now Niemcza in Poland) 19.7.1842 — Berlin 25.11.1897. German Numismatist. Son of poet Friedrich von S. (d. 1843) and Caroline von Burgsdorff, in 1849 mother remarried Theodor Paur, a Dante scholar and politician. Gymnasium in Breslau and Görlitz, developed early an interest in…

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WHITEHEAD, Richard Bertram

WHITEHEAD, Richard Bertram. Liverpool 6.11.1879 — Cambridge 4.3. 1967. British Numismatist. Son of Rev. Robert Wh. Educated at Liverpool College and Exeter College, Oxford. In 1902 he joined I.C.S. and in 1903 arrived in the Pañjāb. From 1904 Assistant Commissioner, first in Ambala, then in different parts of the Pañjab.…

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CUNNINGHAM, Alexander

CUNNINGHAM, Alexander. Westminster 23.1.1814 — Cranley Mansions, South Kensington (London) 28.11.1893. Sir. British (Scots) Colonial Officer and Archaeologist in India. The great pioneer of Indian archaeology and the first Director-General of the A.S.I. General-major. Born in England of Scots parents, poet Allan C. (1784-1842) and Jean Walker, brother —> J. D. C.…

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