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date: 25 November 2020

Burton, Sir Richard 1821–1890 European adventurer, polyglot, ethnographer, and prolific writer who explored Africa, the Middle East, and Muslim Central Asia. 

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Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):

Ari Nave

Sir Richard Burton spoke twenty-five languages and multiple dialects, including Greek, Latin, English, French, Italian, Marathi, Punjab, Arabic, and Hindi. ...

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