Richard Francis Burton

About Richard Francis Burton

Birth Day: March 19, 1821
Birth Place: England
Died On: Oct 20, 1890 (age 69)
Birth Sign: Pisces

Richard Francis Burton Net Worth

Richard Francis Burton was bornon March 19, 1821 in England. Prolific author and traveler who was one of the first Europeans to visit Mecca and brought the Kama Sutra to the Western World.
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💰 Net worth: 50 Million

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About

Prolific author and traveler who was one of the first Europeans to visit Mecca and brought the Kama Sutra to the Western World.

Before Fame

He was a captain of the East India Company army, and later was commissioned to explore the eastern coast of Africa.

Trivia

He was an outspoken critic of colonization, which did not help his career.

Family Life

His mother inherited a large fortune, which helped him obtain a good education. He was married to Isabel Burton from 1861 until 1890.

Associated With

He accompanied John Hanning Speke on the expedition to find the source of the Nile River.