Charles Bawden, British Mongolist, Died at 92

  Religion, Writer

Charles Roskelly Bawden was born April 22, 1924, and died on August 11, 2016.

He was a British Mongolist.

He served as a professor of the Mongolian language in the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London from 1955 to 1984.

Bawden had written on Mongolian history and literature, and published a Mongolian-English dictionary that is often cited as the most comprehensive available.

Additionally, John Man and Craig Clunas were his students.

Also to been elected a Fellow of the British Academy, he was also awarded the Order of the Pole Star by the Mongolian government.

Charles donated his books to the Ancient India & Iran Trust at Cambridge University.

Charles Bawden passed away at 92 years old.