Sir Richard Francis Burton


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Noun1.Sir Richard Francis Burton - English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
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4: British explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton disguised himself as a Muslim pilgrim to visit the holy cities of Medina and Makkah in 1853, at a time when Europeans were banned under penalty of death.
Lawrence, British Army officer famous for his role of a liaison in the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire (famously portrayed in the film "Lawrence of Arabia"); and Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton, English explorer, writer, linguist, diplomat and spy.
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His contemporary, the explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton, claimed: "Stanley shoots Africans as if they were monkeys."
It entered the English language in the late 19th century thanks to Sir Richard Francis Burton, the famous explorer.
Sir Richard Francis Burton is one of the few people able to perceive this change in course--and when a clockwork-powered man of brass is found abandoned in Trafalgar Square, Burton and his assistant find themselves searching for the stolen Granier Collection--fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth in prehistoric times.
The portraits include people who have travelled the world in search of adventure, such as Sir Ernest Shackleton, Sir Richard Francis Burton and Captain James Cook.
Sir Richard Francis Burton, a contemporary, once said: "Stanley shoots Africans as if they were monkeys."