Burton, Richard Francis

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Nationality: English

Date of Birth: March 19, 1821

Place of Birth: Devon, England

Date of Death: October 20, 1890

Place of Death: Trieste, Austria-Hungary

About:

Richard Burton was a soldier, diplomat, explorer, translator, and author, known for his travels and explorations in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Burton selected and shipped tiles from Sukkur, Pakistan, to Leighton for his Arab Hall.

Biography:

Burton, Isabel. The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton. London: Chapmon and Hall. 1893.

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Burton, Richard Francis