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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