Ahmad Hassan Dani - FRAS, SI, HI (born 20 June 1920) is a Pakistani archaeologist, historian, and linguist who is among the foremost authorities on South Asian archaeology and history He is Emeritus Professor at the Quaid-e-Azam University and the director of Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations.
Throughout his career, Dani has held various academic positions and international fellowships, apart from conducting archaeological excavations and research. He is also the recipient of various civil awards in Pakistan and abroad. As a prolific linguist, he speaks more than 14 local and international languages and dialects.
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