Who deciphered the Brahmi script?

Who deciphered the Brahmi script?

A James Prinsep
B Alexander Cunningham
C Charles Wilkins

In the early 19th century, while the East India Company governed India, the deciphering of Brahmi script became a significant area of interest among European scholars. This pursuit led to a breakthrough when James Prinsep, serving as the Society’s secretary, successfully decoded Brahmi during the 1830s.

The correct answer is James Prinsep.

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