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Burton, Sir Richard

Pronunciation: /ˈbəːt(ə)n/
(1821–90), English explorer, anthropologist, and translator; full name Sir Richard Francis Burton. He and John Hanning Speke were the first Europeans to see Lake Tanganyika (1858). He translated the Arabian Nights (1885-8), the Kama Sutra (1883), The Perfumed Garden (1886), and other works.
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