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


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.


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

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Burton, Richard Francis