Burton, Richard Francis

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Richard Burton (1821–1890); explorer and author.

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Sir Richard Burton (1821–1890; Oxford DNB); explorer, author, geographer, translator, linguist, poet and diplomat. Published over forty books, mostly travel narratives or translations. Appointed a Vice-President of the Society of Authors.

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Lock & Whitfield, Sir Richard Francis Burton. Woodburytype. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1876. NPG Ax17479 © National Portrait Gallery, London. https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw122121/Sir-Richard-Francis-Burton.

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“Burton, Richard Francis,” The History of the Society of Authors, 1884–1914, accessed May 30, 2024, https://historysoa.com/people/Burton-Richard-Francis.

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