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Richard Francis Burton
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Victorian explorer and diplomat Richard Francis Burton published more than forty volumes of travel writing, as well as folklore and poetry. He is best remembered for his translations of erotic works.
19 March 1821
Explorer, writer, and diplomat RFB was born at
RFB published an unexpurgated and learnedly annotated translation of the
Arabian Nights' Entertainments
20 October 1890
Explorer, writer, and diplomat RFB died at
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