Legge, James

Legge, James, a Chinese scholar, born in Huntly, Aberdeenshire; studied at King's College, Aberdeen; was sent out as missionary to the Chinese by the London Missionary Society in 1839, laboured for 30 years at Hong-Kong, and became professor of the Chinese Language and Literature at Oxford in 1876; edited with a translation and notes the Chinese classics, the “four Shu,” and the “five King,” and gave lectures on the religions of China as compared with Christianity; b. 1815.

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

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