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Borrow, George Henry

Born: 1803 AD
Died: 1881 AD
Nationality: English
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1803 – Born at East Dereham, Norfolk, on 5th of July.

1825 – He began his first major European journey, walking in France and Germany.

1840 – Settled near Lowestoft, but continued to travel within UK.

1835 – On 11th of November he set off for Spain, once more as an agent of the Bible society.

1840 – Borrow’s career with the Bible Society came to an end, and he married Mary Clark.

1841 – 1857 – Wrote The Zincali, and The Bible in Spain, Lavengro and The Romany Rye.

1881 – Died on 26th of July, in Oulton, Suffolk and was buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.