#61 Sir Gooroodas Banerjee


Times change and so do the transliteration of foreign names.  When Marc Edmund Jones penned his Sabian Symbols, Sir Banerjee's name was transcribed as Goorooder Banerji, today it is Goodroodas or Guradas Banerjee. Unfortunately, Dr. Jones got the birthdate wrong, for he lists him as January 25, 1844 in Narikeldanga, Calcutta, India, but Wikipedia lists…

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Thos R Malthus, disgruntled Utopian


Thomas Robert Malthus was the second son of eight children, the other six being girls, born according to several sites anywhere from February 13/14 or February 17 in the Year of Our Lord 1766 at the Rookery, near Dorking, Surrey, England to Utopian Socialist parents. His death too is disputed and is anywhere from Wikipedia's December…