HERTZ, Henry Felix

HERTZ, Henry Felix. 14.5.1863 — Burma 6.11.1932. British Civil Servant in Burma. Son of A. W. T. Hertz, grandson of Bishop Hertz of Ribe, Denmark. “Educated at St. Xavier’s College in Calcutta, passed the Higher Standard in Burmese, Shan and Kachin languages, took active part in the operations round Mandalay, 1886-7, and…

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FRYER, George Edward

FRYER, George Edward. India 25.11.1832 — Kensington, London 1891. British Officer and Pāli Scholar in India and Burma. Son of colonel George Fryer, of Madras army. School at Rugby, in the age of 20 joined Indian army, and Sarah Moore. Served 8 years in regiment and, after a brief time…

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FORBES, Charles James Forbes Smith-

FORBES, Charles James Forbes Smith- (C. J. F. Smith). 1834 — ?.11.1879. British Colonial Officer in Burma, Pāli and Burmese scholar. Came to the East in 1858 as Captain of Queen’s Army, and was sent to Burma with his regiment. He soon became so fascinated with the country that he…

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DUROISELLE, Charles

DUROISELLE, Charles. Paris 25.6.1871 — 1951. French Archaeologist and Pāli Scholar in Burma. From 1903 correspondant of É.F.E.O. In 1909 Honorary Keeper of Manuscripts in Bernard Free Library, Rangoon. Superintendent of the Archaeological Survey of Burma from 1912 or 1919 (succeeding Taw Sein Ko) with headquarters in Mandalay, retired in 1939.…

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