Burnes, Sir Alexander (18051841)

Burnes, Sir Alexander, born at Montrose, his father a cousin of Robert Burns; was an officer in the Indian army; distinguished for the services he rendered to the Indian Government through his knowledge of the native languages; appointed Resident at Cabul; was murdered, along with his brother and others, by an Afghan mob during an Insurrection (18051841).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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