The Asiatic Society
( Founded in 1784 )

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PRESIDENTS & SECRETARIES

Year

PRESIDENTS

SECRETARIES

1784-89

Sir William Jones

George Hillarow Barlow , John Herbert Harington

1790

Sir William Jones

John Herbert Harrington

1790(end)-1793

Sir William Jones

Edmund Morris

1794-95

Sir John Shore

Edmund Morris

1796

Sir John Shore

Captain Symes

1797

Sir John Shore

C E Carrington

1799

Sir J Ansturther Bart

W Hunter

1802

Sir J Ansturther Bart

R Home

1805

Sir J Ansturther Bart

W Hunter

1807

H T Colebrooke

W Hunter

1810

H T Colebrooke , Eari of Moira

Dr. W Hunter, Dr. H H Wilson

1820

Marquis of Hastings

H H Wilson (absent), Capt. A Lockett (Offg.)

1822

Maquis of Hastings

H H Wilson

1825

Hon'ble J H Harrington

W W Wilson

1828

Sir C E Grey

H H Wilson

1832

Hon. Sir E Ryan

W H Wilson

1833

Hon. Sir E Ryan

James Prinsep, Babu Ramcomal Sen (First Indian Secretary

1834

Hon. Sir E Ryan

J Prinsep, Ramcomal Sen

1835-37

Hon. Sir E Ryan

Babu Ramcomal Sen

1838

Hon. Sir E Ryan

James Prinsep

1839

Hon. Sir E Ryan

Dr W B O'Shaughnessy, J C C Sutherland

1840-41

Hon. Sir E Ryan

H W Torrens

1842

Hon. H T Prinsep

H W Torrens

1843

Hon. H T Prinsep

Rt. Hon. W W Bird (from 30th March), H W Torrens,
W Piddington

1844

W W Bird, Hon. Sir Hernry Hardinge (from October)

Hon. Sir Henry Hardinge (from October),
H
W Torrens, W Piddington

1845

Hon. Sir Henry Hardinge

H W Torrens, W Piddington

1846

As in 1844

H W Torrens, Dr W B O'Shanghnessy (appointed in August), Mr J W Laidlay (appointed Co-Secretary in November), Dr Roer as Co-Secy, Oriental Dept.

1847

As in 1844

J W Laidlay

1848-50

Hon. Sir J W Colvile, Kt.

Dr. W B O'Shanghnessy

1851

Hon. Sir J W Colvile, Kt.

Capt. F C C C Hayes, Dr A Sprenger (Elected in place of Capt. Hayes in May, in consequence of change made in the organisation of the Council, another election was held in June with the following results :

1852

Hon. Sir J W Colvile, Kt.

Dr A Sprenger A Grote (Elected Jt. Sec. in April HV Bayley

1853-55

Hon. Sir J W Colvile, Kt.

A Grote

1856

Hon. Sir J W Colvile, Kt.

W S Atkinson

1857

Hon. Sir J W Colvile, Kt.

S S Atkinson, R Mitra

1858

Hon. Sir J W Colvile, Kt.

W S Atkinson, W B Cowell

1859-62

A Grote

W S Atkinson, W B Cowell

1863

Lt. Col. W L Thuillier (resigned in April)
W S Atkinson (resigned in August)
E C Bayley (elected in September)

E B Cowell (resigned in July),
H F Blanford (elected in August)

1864

E C Bayley

H F Blanford, W L Heeley, H F Blanford
W L Helley ( in July on resignation of the two secretaries, R Mitra and Dr J Anderson came in.)

1866

E C Bayley

H F Blanford

1867

Dr J Fayrer

H F Blanford

1868

Dr T Oldham

H F Blanford

1869

Dr T Oldham

H Blochmann

1870-72

Hon. J B Phear

H Blochmann

1873

Dr T Oldham

In April, Col. H Hyde resigned as Secy.
Capt. J Waterhouse

1874

In April, Col. H. Hyde was elected President in place of Dr. T Oldham

Capt. J Waterhouse

1875

Hon. E C Bayley
In April,Dr. Oldham was elected President

In April, Dr. Oldham resigned as he was elected President, Capt. J waterhouse

1876

Dr T Oldham

Capt. J waterhouse

1877

Hon. Sir E C Bayley

Capt. J waterhouse

1878

W T Blanford

Capt. J waterhouse

1879

W T Blanford
H B Medlicott since December

H B Medlicott succeeded W T Blanford in December
Capt. J Waterhouse

1880

H B Medlicott

J Crawford

1881

Hon. Sir Ashley Eden

A Pedder

1882

Hon. Sir Ashley Eden
In May, Hon. H J Reynolds succeeded Sir Eden

In May, Hon. H J Reynolds succeeded Sir Eden
Dr
H W M'Cann

1883

Hon. J J Reynolds

Dr H W M'Cann

1884

H F Blanford

L. De Nice'Ville

1885

Dr. Rajendra Lala Mitra (First Indian President)

J Wood-Mason

1886-87

E F T Atkinson

J Wood-Mason

1888

J Waterhouse

J Wood-Mason

1889

J Waterhouse

Dr A R Hoernle

1890

F W Beveridge

Dr A R Hoernle

1891-92

Sir A W Croft

Dr A R Hoernle

1893

Sir C A Elliott

G A Grierson

1894

C J Lyall

G A Grierson

1895-96

A Pedder

G A Grierson

1897

Dr A F R Hoernle

Dr G Ranking

1898

Hon'ble H H Risley

Dr G Ranking

1899

Hon'ble H H Risley

T Bloch

1900-01

Sir John Woodburn

T Bloch

1902-03

C W Bolton

J Macfarlane

1904

C W Bolton

J Macfarlane

1905

Sir A H L Fraser

J Macfarlane

1906

Sir A H L Fraser

Lt. Col. D. C. Phillott.

1907-08

Justice Asutosh Mukhopadhyay

Lt. Col. D. C. Phillott.

1909

Sir Thomas Holland

G H Tipper

1910

T H Diggs La Touche

G H Tipper

1911-12

G F A Harris

G H Tipper

1913

Thomas Daird Baron Carmichael

G H Tipper

1914

Thomas Daird Baron

Major C L Peart

1915-16

Sir Leonard Rogers

F H Gravely

1917-18

H H Hayden

F H Gravely

1919-20

Mm Hara Prasad Sastri

W A K Christie

1921

Justice Asutosh Mikhopadhyay

A H Harley

1922

Justice Asutosh Mikhopadhyay

W A K Christie

1923

N Annandale

J.van Manen

1924-25

Sir Rajendranath Mookherjee

J.van Manen

1926

G H Tipper

J.van Manen

1927

W A K Christie

J.van Manen

1928-29

Dr. Upendranath Brahmachari

J.van Manen

1930-31

R BN Seymour Sewell

J.van Manen

1932

Justice C C Ghose

J.van Manen

1934-35

L L Fermor

J.van Manen

1936

Sir John Anderson

J.van Manen

1937

Sir John Anderson

Dr B S Guha

1938-39

Sir David Ezra

Dr B S Guha

1940

Justice John Lort Williams

Dr B S Guha

1941

Dr C S Fox

Dr S L Hora

1942-44

Dr Shyamaprasad Mookherjee

Dr Kalidas Nag

1945

Dr Meghnad Saha

Dr Kalidas Nag

1946

Justice N G A Edgley

Dr Kalidas Nag

1947

Dr B C Law

Dr K N Bagchi

1948

Dr D West, Justice Ramaprasad Mookherjee

Dr K N Bagchi

1949-50

Justice Ramaprasad Mookherjee

Dr Niharranjan Ray

1951-53

Prof S K Mitra, F R S

Prof J M Sen

1953-55

Prof S K Chatterji

Prof J M Sen

1955-57

Dr D M Bose

Dr M L Roychaudhury

1957-59

Dr S N Sen

Dr J N Banerjea

1959-61

Dr N Dutta

Dr J N Banerjea

1961-62

Dr A C Ukil

Prof S K Saraswati

1963

Dr U N Ghoshal

Dr P C Gupta

1964-65

Dr K N Bagchi

Dr P C Gupta

1966

Prof R C Majumdar

Prof C Chakraborti

1967

Prof R C Majumdar

Dr S K Mitra

1968-69

Prof S N Bose

Dr S K Mitra

1970-71

Prof S K Chatterji

Prof B N Mukherjee

1972

Prof N K Bose (upto October), M M Basu (upto December), Dr B Mukhberjee (Dec. "72-Jan '73)

Dr S K Mitra

1973-74

Dr B Mukherji

Dr S K Mitra

1975

Prof . K Saraswati

Sri D K Mitra

1976

Prof . K Saraswati

Dr B Banerjee

1977-78

Dr Gouri Nath Sastri

Prof Dilip Coomer Ghose

1979

Dr D Bose

Prof J N Rudra, Dr Amalendu De from 14/11/79

1980

Dr D Bose

Dr Amalendu De

1981-82

P C Gupta

Dr Amalendu De

1983

S N Sen, Dr R K Pal

Dr Chandan Roychaudhuri

1984

Dr R K Pal

Dr Chandan Roychaudhuri

1985

Dr Sukumar Sen

Dr Chandan Roychaudhuri

1986

Dr Sukumar Sen

Dr Jagannath Chakraborty

1987

Dr M M Chakraborty

Dr Kalyan Kumar Ganguly

1988-92

(Administrators appointed by Calcutta High Court)

 

1992-96 (No election held)

Dr M M Chakraborty

Dr Chandan Raychaudhuri

1997

Prof Dilip Kumar Biswas

Prof Amalendun De

1998

Prof Dilip Kumar Biswas

Prof Anil Kumar Sarkar

1999

Prof Bhaskar Roychowdhury

Prof Anil Kumar Sarkar

2000

Prof Bhaskar Roychowdhury

Prof Manabendu Banerji

2001

Prof Biswanath Banerji

Prof Manabendu Banerji

2002

Prof Amalendu De

Prof Dilip Coomer Ghose

2003

Prof Amalendu De

Prof Dilip Coomer Ghose

2004

Prof Biswanath Banerji

Prof Dilip Coomer Ghose

2005

Prof Biswanath Banerji

Prof Ramakanta Chakrabarty

2006-10

Prof Biswanath Banerji

Prof Ramakanta Chakrabarty

2010-12

Prof Biswanath Banerji(upto Jan, 2012)

Prof Pallab Sengupta(Feb, 2012 onwards)

Prof Mihir Kumar Chakrabarti

2013-14

Prof Pallab Sengupta

Prof Mihir Kumar Chakrabarti(upto 19th Oct, 2013)

Prof. Manabendu Banerjee(21st Oct, 2013 onwards)


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