Hodgson, B. H. (Brian Houghton), 1800-1894

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1800-02-01
Death 1894-05-23
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800-94) was an Indian civil servant and orientalist. He spent seven years working in India, and was appointed Assistant-Resident in Nepal in 1825, and Resident in 1833, a position he occupied until 1843. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography .

From the guide to the Sanskrit manuscripts collected by Brian Houghton Hodgson, with some correspondence and papers, 12th-19th century, (University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library)

1820-1843 Assistant Resident, and later Resident, in Nepal; c 1845-1858 lived privately in Darjeeling, India.

Epithet: Indian civil servant and orientalist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000835.0x0003d5

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Subjects:

  • Manuscripts, Sanskrit
  • Buddhism

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Katmandu, Nepal (as recorded)
  • Nepaul, E. India (as recorded)
  • Himalaya Mountains, Tibet (as recorded)
  • Almora, United Provinces (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Nepal, Asia (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Surat, Bombay (as recorded)
  • Gaya, Bihar (as recorded)
  • Bharatpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Nepal, Asia (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Singapore, Asia (as recorded)
  • Jaipur State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Arakan, Burma (as recorded)
  • Gwalior State, India (as recorded)