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Grierson, Sir George Abraham (1851–1941), administrator in India and philologist

R. L. Turner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33572

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Grierson, Sir George Abraham (1851–1941), administrator in India and philologist, was born at Glenageary, co. Dublin, on 7 January 1851, the eldest son of George Abraham Grierson LLD, printer to the queen in Dublin, and his wife, Isabella, daughter of Henry Ruxton RN...

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