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Thomas Francis Wade

Chinese: 威妥瑪
Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Death: July 31, 1895 (76)
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Francis Wade and Frances Anne Smythe
Husband of Amelia Herschel
Brother of Richard Blaney Wade; Arthur Wade; Anne Wade and Frances Wade

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About Thomas Francis Wade

Sir Thomas Francis Wade GCMG KCB was a British diplomat and sinologist who produced the first Chinese textbook in English in 1867 that was later amended, extended and converted into the Wade-Giles romanization system for Mandarin Chinese by Herbert Giles in 1892.

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Thomas Francis Wade's Timeline

August 25, 1818
London, England, United Kingdom
July 31, 1895
Age 76
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom