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date: 20 October 2019

Muir, Johnlocked

(1810–1882)
  • Avril A. Powell

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Muir, John (1810–1882), Sanskritist, was born at Glasgow on 5 February 1810, the eldest son of William Muir (1783–1820), a merchant of Kilmarnock and magistrate of Glasgow, and his wife, Helen Macfie (1784–1866). He was an elder brother of the Indian administrator and principal of ...

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