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William Jones
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Date of Birth: 28 September 1746

Place of Birth: London

Date of Death: 27 April 1794

Place of Death: Calcutta


William Jones was born on 28 September 1746 in London, the son of William Jones (1675-1749), a Welsh mathematician. He entered Harrow School in September 1753 and graduated from University College, Oxford, in 1768. Over the following six years, Jones tutored the seven-year-old Lord…

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Baghaei-Abchooyeh, Hadi, “William Jones”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>

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