Person    | Male  Born 22/8/1877  Died 9/9/1947

Ananda Coomaraswamy

Categories: Art, History

Countries: Ceylon, Indian Sub-continent

A Tamil philosopher and art historian. Born in Ceylon of a Tamil father and an English mother, brought up in England. Studied at University College, London.

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Ananda Coomaraswamy

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Leonard Woolf's Ceylon

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