Budge, Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis
- M. Smith
Budge, Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis (1857–1934), orientalist, was born on 27 July 1857 in Turf Street, Bodmin, Cornwall, the son of Mary Ann Budge. The identity of his father is unknown. He became interested in Hebrew, Syriac, and Akkadian at an early age, and studied these languages in his spare time while employed by ...