Sandor Korosi Csoma

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Birthday
7, 1784
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Apr 11, 1842 (58)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
7, 1784
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Apr 11, 1842 (58)

About

Explorer who published the first Tibetan-English dictionary.

Before Fame

He could read 17 different languages.

Trivia

While he was living amongst the Tibetan people, he was given the local name Phyi-glin-gi-grwa-pa, meaning the foreign student.

Family Life

He was born into a lower class family, though he still managed to get a good education.

Associated With

He made the first Tibet-English dictionary in history; Dimitrija Cupovski had a similar accomplishment with the first Russian-Macedonian dictionary.