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George Uglow Pope (1820–1908) popularly known as "Pope Iyer" or Rev. G.U. Pope or G.U. Pope was a Christian missionary and Tamil scholar who spent 40 years in Tamil Nadu and translated many Tamil texts into English. His popular translations include Tirukkural and Tiruvachagam. He was the head of the Bishop Cotton Boys' School, Bangalore and a Lecturer at Balliol College, Oxford. A statue on the Chennai waterfront recognizes him for his contribution to the understanding and promotion of Tamil culture.

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  • George Uglow Pope (1820–1908) popularly known as "Pope Iyer" or Rev. G.U. Pope or G.U. Pope was a Christian missionary and Tamil scholar who spent 40 years in Tamil Nadu and translated many Tamil texts into English. His popular translations include Tirukkural and Tiruvachagam. He was the head of the Bishop Cotton Boys' School, Bangalore and a Lecturer at Balliol College, Oxford. A statue on the Chennai waterfront recognizes him for his contribution to the understanding and promotion of Tamil culture.
  • George Uglow Pope (1820 - 1908) connu comme Rev. G.U. Pope ou G.U. Pope est un missionnaire qui a passé un grand nombre d'années au Tamil Nadu et a traduit beaucoup de textes tamouls en anglais. Ses traductions populaires incluent Tirukkural et Tiruvachagam. Ses efforts ont été reconnus par la Société Royale Asiatique sous la forme d'une médaille d'or. Il était le chef de la Bishop Cotton Boys School, à Bangalore avant de retourner à Oxford.
  • George Uglow Pope (auch: Rev. G.U. Pope, G.U. Pope, Pope Iyer, * 24. April 1820, Bedeque, Kanada; 12. Februar 1908) war ein Missionar und Tamil-Forscher der 40 Jahre in Tamil Nadu verbrachte und viele Texte ins Englische übersetzte. Bekannt sind vor allem seine Übersetzungen des Tirukkural und des Tiruvachagam. In seiner Zeit in Tamil Nadu fungierte er auch als Schulleiter der Bishop Cotton Boys' School, Bangalore und wurde später Dozent am Balliol College, Oxford. Eine Statue an der Marina Beach in Chennai, die aus Spenden der Church of South India finanziert wurde, würdigt seine Leistungen für das Tamil.
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