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Alexander Duff

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  1. Alexander Duff: Rev Alexander Duff, D.D. LLD., was a Christian missionary in India; where he played a large part in the development of higher education.
  2. Alexander Duff: General Sir Alexander Duff GCH was a British Army officer of the Napoleonic era.
    • born in (239 years ago)
    • parent of George Skene Duff
    • died on (162 years ago)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2005)

by J. Gordon Melton

Scottish missionary and educator A pioneering Church of Scotland missionary to INDIA, Alexander Duff developed the theories that helped shape the Protestant global missionary endeavor throughout the 19th century. Duff was ...

Google previewA Concordance and Dictionary to the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament (1789)

Wherein Any Passage May be Found by the Recollection of Any Material Word in It. ...

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Google previewReligions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann

A missionary and educator, Alexander Duff (1806–1878) was a powerful figure in the Church of Scotland and played a pivotal role in Great Britain's missionary work in India. (Library of Congress) expansion of the LMS to Madras had been ...

Google previewDictionary of Indian Biography

Alexander Duff (q.v.) as Professor of Evangelistic Theology in the Free Church of Scotland : was Moderator of the General Assembly of the Free Church in 1891 : wrote also Medieval Missions, 188o; Alexander Duff, ...

Google previewDictionary of National Biography (1896)

by Sir Leslie Stephen

Sir Alexander Duff, and sister of James Duff, fifth earl of Fife, leaving a son, Augustus Lewis Ricardo, captain in the grenadier ...

Google previewA Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire (1845)

by John Bernard Burke

to Alexander Duff, Esq. of Hatton, North Britain; ...

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I will lay my bones by the Ganges that India might know there is one who cares. (Alexander Duff)
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