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Turner, Sir Ralph Lilley (1888-1983), orientalist and academic administrator

John R. Bracken

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/38080

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Turner, Sir Ralph Lilley (1888-1983), orientalist and academic administrator, was born on 5 October 1888 in Charlton, London, the second of the three sons and third of the four children of George Turner (1852-1929), schoolmaster, of Cambridge, and his wife, Bertha (1857-1952), daughter of William Eaden Lilley. He was educated ...

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