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Herbert Allen Giles

8 December 1845 - 13 February 1935.

[English] Herbert Allen Giles (b. 1845 in Oxford; d. 1935 in Cambridge) was a British diplomat and sinologist. He modified a Mandarin Chinese Romanization system earlier established by Thomas Wade, resulting in the widely known Wade-Giles Chinese transliteration system.

[Deutsch] Herbert Allen Giles (geb. 1845 in Oxford; gest. 1935 in Cambridge) war ein britischer Diplomat und Sinologe. Er modifizierte das von Thomas Wade etablierte System zur Romanisierung von Mandarin-Chinesisch, wodurch das bekannte Wade-Giles Chinesisch-Transliterationssystem entstand.

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