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About the Author: George Abraham Grierson

Sir George Abraham Grierson G.A Grierson OM KCIE 7 January 1851 9 March 1941 was an Irish linguistic scholar and civil servant who conducted the Linguistic Survey of India 1898 1928 , obtaining information on 364 languages and dialects.He was born in Glenageary, County Dublin His father and grandfather George Grierson were well known Dublin printers and publishers.He was educated at St Bees School, Cumberland and Trinity College, Dublin, where he was a student of mathematics Grierson qualified for the Indian Civil Service in 1871 with very good results He also won prizes for Sanskrit and Hindustani in Trinity during his two probationary years spent in Dublin In India, he reached the Bengal Presidency in 1873 He was posted to Bankipore in Bihar He would eventually become Magistrate and Collector at Patna and later, Opium Agent for Bihar In 1898 he was appointed Superintendent of the newly formed Linguistic Survey of India and moved to England for convenience of consulting European libraries and scholars By the time Grierson retired from the Indian Civil Service in 1903, most of the data had come in He spent the following thirty years editing the enormous amount of material gathered.Grierson published scholarly works throughout his career on the dialects and peasant life of Bihar, on Hindi literature, on bhakti, and on linguistics.He died in Camberley, Surrey, England.