James Legge (1815-97) was a missionary and sinologist. He was the first Professor of Chinese at Oxford University, 1876-97. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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Legge | James | 1815-1897 | Missionary and Sinologist
University of Oxford
China | History
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