Definitions for raffles, sir thomas stamford
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word raffles, sir thomas stamford
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford
English administrator, born in Jamaica; entered the East India Company's service, and rose in it; became Governor of Java, and wrote a history of it; held afterwards an important post in Sumatra, and formed a settlement at Singapore; returned to England with a rich collection of natural objects and documents, but lost most of them by the ship taking fire (1781-1826).
Find a translation for the raffles, sir thomas stamford definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these raffles, sir thomas stamford definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"raffles, sir thomas stamford." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 16 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/raffles, sir thomas stamford>.