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Basham, Arthur Llewellyn (1914–1986)

Basham, Arthur Llewellyn (1914–1986)
Born

24 May, 1914
Loughton, Essex, England

Died

27 January, 1986 (aged 71)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Cultural Heritage
Occupation*
  • academic (1965-1979) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • Orientalist (1965-1979) Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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* Dates are approximate