Fort William College

Fort William College (also called the College of Fort William) was an academy and learning centre of Oriental studies established by Lord Wellesley, then Governor-General of British India. It was founded on July 10, 1800 within the Fort William complex in Calcutta. Thousands of books were translated from Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian, Bengali, Hindi and Urdu at this institution.

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... Fort William College was served by a number of eminent scholars ... William Carey (1761–1834) was with Fort William College from 1801 to 1831 ... (1762?–1819) was First Pandit at Fort William College ...

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