Jones, Sir William (17461794)

Jones, Sir William, English Orientalist, born in London; passed through Oxford to the English bar in 1774, and was made a judge in Bengal in 1783; early devoted to Eastern languages and literature, he published numerous translations and other works, concluding with “Sakuntala” and “The Laws of Manu”; he founded the Asiatic Society at Calcutta, where he died (17461794).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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