Eastwick, Edward Backhouse

Born: Nov 08, 1814 AD
Died: 1883 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politician


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.
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