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Richard Francis Burton
Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po: By a F.R.G.S. (2011 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9781108030519

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Born: March 19, 1821

Died: October 20, 1890 (aged 69)

Nationality: Welsh

Occupation: Explorer

Bio: Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton was a British geographer, explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia, Africa and the Americas, as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures.

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