Dosabhai Framji Karaka

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Dosabhai Framji Karaka (1829 – 1902) was an Indian newspaper editor and official, known for his history of the Parsis.[1]

He was educated at the Elphinstone Institution. After editing a Gujarati paper, he became manager of the Bombay Times. He spent 1858–9 in England, where he wrote The Parsis: their history, manners, customs, and religion. Returning to India, he held a number of legal and official positions.[1] He became chairman of the Bombay Municipal Corporation.[2]


  1. ^ a b Dictionary of Indian Biography. Ardent Media. p. 229. GGKEY:BDL52T227UN. Retrieved 27 October 2012. 
  2. ^ John Hinnells: (12 December 2007). Parsis in India and the Diaspora. Taylor & Francis. p. 120. ISBN 978-0-415-44366-1. Retrieved 27 October 2012.