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Antoine Léonard de Chézy (1773–1832)

Chézy, Antoine Léonard de (shā-zē’). A distinguished French Orientalist (1773–1832). For him the first chair of ancient Indian languages in France was founded in 1815. Bopp, W. von Humboldt, F. von Schlegel, Burnouf, Langlois, and other renowned scholars and Orientalists, were his pupils. His principal work is an edition, with French translation, of Kālidāsa’s ‘Çakuntala’ (1830).