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
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