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Eastwick, Edward Backhouse

Born: 1814 AD
Died: 1883 AD

1814 – Born on the 8th of November.

1836 – He joined the Bombay infantry.

1845 – He was appointed professor of Hindustani at Haileybury College.

1847 – He published a Hindustani grammar.

1851 – He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

1857 – He edited The Autobiography of Latfullah.

        – He also edited for the Bible Society the Book of Genesis in the Dakhani language.

1860 – He served in Persia as secretary to the British Legation.

1866 – He became private secretary to the secretary of state for India.

1867 – He went to Venezuela for government mission.

1868 – He became Member of Parliament (MP).

1875 – He received the degree of Master of Arts with the franchise from the University of Oxford.

1883 – He died on the 16th of July in Vantnor, Isle of Wight.