Born: Feb 23, 1855 AD
Died: 1928 AD, at 73 years of age.
1855 - Bloomfield was born on 23rd of February in Bielitz, Austrian Silesia (Poland). American Sanskrit scholar.
1867 - He went to the United States, and ten years later graduated from Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina.
- Studied Sanskrit at Yale, under W. D. Whitney, and at Johns Hopkins University.
1881 - Worked as associate professor and was promoted professor of Sanskrit and comparative philology.
1896 - Princeton University bestowed the LL.D. degree upon him.
1890 - He was first to edit the Kauika-Sutra.
1897 - He translated, for Max Müller's Sacred Books of the East, the Hymns of the Atharva-Veda.
1899 - Contributed to the Buhler-Kielhorn Grundriss der indo-arischen Philologie und Altertumskunde the section The Atharva-Veda and the Gopatha Brahmana.
1905 - Published 'Cerberus, the Dog of Hades', a study in comparative mythology.
1907 - Published the Harvard Oriental series, 'A Vedic Concordance'.
1908 - Appeared "The Religion of the Veda".
1916 - Published Life and Stories of the Jarna Savior Paravanatha and a work on the Rig Veda.
1928 - Maurice Bloomfield died on 12th of June.
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