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Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1819–1899)

Monier-Williams, Sir Monier. An English Orientalist; born at Bombay, India, 1819; died at Cannes, April 11, 1899. He was professor of Sanskrit at Oxford. His books include: Sanskrit grammars (1846 and 1860); English-Sanskrit (1851) and Sanskrit-English (1872) dictionaries; editions of Kālidāsa’s Çakuntalā (1853) and other Sanskrit texts; ‘Rudiments of Hindustani’ (1858); ‘Indian Epic Poetry’ (1863); ‘Indian Wisdom’ (1875); ‘Hinduism’ (1877); ‘Modern India and the Indians’ (1878); ‘Religious Thought and Life in India’ (1883); ‘The Holy Bible and the Sacred Books of the East’ (1887); and ‘Buddhism in its Connection with Brahminism and Hinduism, and in its Contrast with Christianity’—the Duff Lectures (1889).