Vambéry, Arminius (b. 1832)

Vambéry, Arminius, traveller and philologist, born in Hungary, of poor Jewish parentage; apprenticed to a costumier; took to the study of languages; expelled from Pesth as a revolutionary in 1848, settled in Constantinople as a teacher, travelled as a dervish in Turkestan and elsewhere, and wrote “Travels and Adventures in Central Asia,” a most valuable and notable work; (b. 1832).

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

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