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Edward Henry Palmer (1840–1882)

Palmer, Edward Henry. An English Orientalist; born at Cambridge, Aug. 7, 1840; died in Egypt, 1882. He wrote Arabic and Persian grammars; made a metrical translation of the ‘Poetical Works of Behá-ed-din Zoheir of Egypt’ (1876); translated the ‘Koran’ (1880); wrote a ‘Life of Haroun Alraschid’ (1881); and a series of papers on ‘Arab Humour.’