John Lewis Burckhardt’s Travels And Explorations In Nubia

In a previous article we have sketched the life of John Lewis Burckhardt.  He was born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1784 of a prominent family.  At the age of 16 his father moved the family to Leipzig; and four years after this they moved again to  Göttingen.  His family was staunchly opposed to the new … Continue reading John Lewis Burckhardt’s Travels And Explorations In Nubia

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