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  1. Alexander Duff (25 April 1806, in Edinburgh – 12 February 1878, in Sidmouth), was a Christian missionary in India; where he played a large part in the development of higher education. He was a Moderator of the General Assembly and convener of the foreign missions committee of the Free Church of Scotland and a scientific liberal ...

  2. 22 de abr. de 2024 · Alexander Duff (born April 26, 1806, Moulin, Perthshire, Scot.—died Feb. 12, 1878, Edinburgh) was the Church of Scotland’s first missionary to India, highly influential on later missionary endeavours through his promotion of higher education.

  3. Duff, Alexander (1806-1878) Scottish missionary in India and missiologist. Duff was born in Moulin, Perthshire, the son of a Gaelic-speaking farm servant. At St. Andrews University he was a distinguished student in arts and divinity and helped to found a student missionary society.

  4. Alexander Duff, D.D. LLD. (April 15, 1806 – Sidmouth February 12, 1878), was a Christian Protestant Presbyterian missionary of Scottish heritage who worked in India. He served as the first overseas missionary of the Church of Scotland to India, arriving in 1830.

  5. Alexander Duff: a Forgotten Missionary Giant :: Donald Macleod. Today, Alexander Duff is largely forgotten, his memory eclipsed by his younger contemporary, David Livingston. Yet when Duff died in 1878, the Times contained a long obituary, Prime Minister Gladstone eulogised him and Scotland mourned as a nation that had lost its noblest son.

  6. 14 de jun. de 2017 · Biography of Alexander Duff, Missionary to India - Missiology Blog. By Rob June 14, 2017. This is a copy of the Thomas Smith’s 1883 biography of the the noted missionary to India, Alexander Duff [1806-1878]. As the author points out, he had both an intimate knowledge of his subject and the co-operation of Duff’s official biographer Mr George Smith.

  7. Alexander Duff (1777-1851) fue un oficial del Ejército Británico que tuvo una destacada carrera a finales del siglo XVIII y comienzos del XIX. Biografía. Alexander Duff, de Delgaty Castle, Aberdeenshire, Escocia, nació en 1778.