Borrow, George Henry
Born: Jul 05, 1803 AD
Died: 1881 AD, at 78 years of age.
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.
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