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linguist , writer

Alan John Kelday Sanders, British linguist, writer. Achievements include Developing Mongolian Language and Cultural Studies from a hobby to my profession; publication of first jointly authored textbook and phrasebook by British and Mongolian scholars. Recipient Mongolian Order of the Pole Star, 2007; scholarship to Mongolian State University, Ulaanbaatar, British Council, 1968-1969.

Background

Sanders, Alan John Kelday was born on July 22, 1937 in London, England. Son of John Kelday and Lillian Sanders.

Education

Graduate, Joint Services School for Linguists, 1957.

Career

Russian translator, editor British Broadcasting Corporation, 1961—1990. Lecturer Mongolian studies School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 1991—1995. Founder-member British-Mongolian Round Table, London and Ulaanbaatar, since 1987.

Sergeant British Royal Air Force, 1958-1960, Berlin.

Achievements

  • Achievements include Developing Mongolian Language and Cultural Studies from a hobby to my profession. Publication of first jointly authored textbook and phrasebook by British and Mongolian scholars.

Works

Membership

Secretary Rivermeads Ltd. (Residents Association), Reading, since 1998. Fellow: Chartered Institute Linguists London.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    International politics, foreign languages, foreign travel, Australian wines.

Connections

Married Nora Nicolaides, February 20, 1965 (divorced June 29, 1999). Children: Iain Alexander Kelday, Alistair John Kelday. Married Tina Tamman, June 15, 2000.

father:
John Kelday

mother:
Lillian Sanders

spouses:
Nora Nicolaides

Tina Tamman

children:
Iain Alexander Kelday Sanders

Alistair John Kelday Sanders