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Max Müller
  • Name: Max Müller
  • Born: 12/06/1823
  • Died: 10/28/1900 (76 years old)
  • Occupation: Writer, scholar

Friedrich Max Müller (German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈmaks ˈmʏlɐ]; 6 December 1823– 28 October 1900) was a German-born philologist and Orientalist, who lived and studied in Britain for most of his life. He was one of the founders of the western academic field of Indian studies and the discipline of Study of religions (science of religion, Religionswissenschaft). Müller wrote both scholarly and popular works on the subject of Indology. The Sacred Books of the East, a 50-volume set of English translations, was prepared under his direction. He also promoted the idea of a Turanian family of languages.

Birth Name: Friedrich Max Müller

Birth Place: Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt, German Confederation

Death Place: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

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