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The Life of Sir Richard Burton

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The Life of Sir Richard Burton
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg

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Captain Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890) was an English explorer, writer, soldier, ethnologist, hypnotist, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia and Africa as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke 29 European, Asian, and African languages.

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