Person
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Henry Wilberforce Clarke, 1840‒1905


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Language

English  —  Persian, Modern, after 800

Gender

Male

Date of birth

  • 1840

Date of death

  • 1905

Nationality

United Kingdom

Profession

British Army officer.  —  Translator of Persian works to English language.

Biography

  • The grandson of William Stanley Clarke, director (1815–1842) and chairman (1835–1836) of the East India Company. He started his career with the Royal Engineers, and joined Bengal Engineers, then a part of the British Indian Army's Bengal Army, in 1860. He took part in the Abyssinia campaign of 1867, Nile Expedition of 1884–1885, and was subsequently made Lt. Colonel in 1887.

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