Goldsmid, F. J. (Frederic John), 1818-1908

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1818-05-19
Death 1908-01-12
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

1839 ensign, East India Company army, 37th Madras native infantry; 1840 lieutenant; 1851 captain; 1856 brevet major; 1863 brevet lieutenant-colonel; 1864 major; 1865 lieutenant-colonel; 1865-1870 director-general, Indo European Telegraph; 1870 colonel; 1875 major-general on retirement; 1880 controller of the crown lands, Daira Sanieh, Egypt; 1883 administrateur délégué de l'association internationale, the Congo; 1885-1887 secretary, Royal Asiatic Society; 1890-1805 vice-president, Royal Asiatic Society.

Honours: 1866 GB, 1871 KCSI.

Epithet: army officer and writer

Title: Knight

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x000099

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Places:

  • Zaire, Africa (as recorded)
  • Gohad, Gwalior State (as recorded)
  • Kalat State, Pakistan (as recorded)
  • Baluchistan, Pakistan (as recorded)
  • Zanzibar, Africa (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Khanate of Khiva, Uzbekistan (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Arabian Peninsula, Africa (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Teheran, Iran (as recorded)
  • Central Asia, Asia (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sind, India (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Makran, Iran and Baluchistan (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • Lash-Jawain, Afghanistan (as recorded)
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (as recorded)
  • Rajputana, India (as recorded)
  • Persian Gulf, Asia (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • Sistan, Iran (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • East Africa, Africa (as recorded)
  • Baroda State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Udaipur State, India (as recorded)
  • Punjab, India (as recorded)