Casartelli, Louis Charles

(1852-1925) Bishop of Salford, England, and orientalist, born Manchester, England; died there. He studied theology and eastern languages at Louvain University. In 1891 he became rector of Saint Bede's College in Manchester and in 1903, the year of his appointment as Bishop of Salford, he was appointed lecturer on Iranian languages at Manchester University. Shortly before his death he had accepted the Katrak lectureship in Iranian subjects at Oxford. His articles on oriental, Catholic, scientific, and literary subjects appeared often in various magazines, but he left very few published books.

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