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Who established The Asiatic society in Calcutta and when?

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Who established The Asiatic society in Calcutta and when?
posted Jul 13, 2017 by Arun Angadi

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The Asiatic Society was founded by civil servant Sir William Jones on 15 January 1784 in a meeting presided over by Sir Robert Chambers, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at the Fort William in Calcutta, then capital of the British Raj, to enhance and further the cause of Oriental research.

answer Jul 13, 2017 by Rohini Dv
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