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Munshi Nawal Kishore

Indian book publisher and magazine editor

1836   -   1895

country of citizenship: Provinces of India
language of expression: Urdu
occupation: publisher, editor

Munshi Nawal Kishore (3 January 1836 – 19 February 1895) was a book publisher from India. He has been called Caxton of India. In 1858, at the age of 22, he founded the Nawal Kishore Press at Lucknow. This institution today is the oldest printing and publishing concern in Asia. Mirza Ghalib was one of his admirers.
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