#9070 Overall Influence

James Legge

Missionary in China


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

James Legge was a Scottish linguist, missionary, sinologist, and translator who was best known as an early translator of Classical Chinese texts into English. Legge served as a representative of the London Missionary Society in Malacca and Hong Kong and was the first Professor of Chinese at Oxford University . In association with Max Müller he prepared the monumental Sacred Books of the East series, published in 50 volumes between 1879 and 1891.

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University of Aberdeen

University in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

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#393 World Rank
#2931 World Rank
Religious Studies
#12730 World Rank