Childers, Robert Caesar

Childers, Robert Caesar an English Orientalist was born in 1838, and died in London, July 25, 1876. For some time he resided at Ceylon, as private secretary to the English governor, where he paid special, attention to the native dialects. He is well, known by his Grammar of the Pali Language, and still more so by his dictionary of that tongue, which he was the first to make directly accessible to students. Mr. Childers also contributed to the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain, and other literary journals. (B.P.).

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