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John Hands

Christian missionary to India

Died when: 83 years 208 days (1002 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

 

John Hands

John Hands (5 December 1780 – 30 June 1864 in Dublin) was a missionary of the London Missionary Society in India and, with William Reeve, translator of one of the first Bible translations into Kannada (1820).

Hands founded the mission station in Bellary in 1810, after having failed to establish a base at Seringapatam.


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