Alexander Burnes, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alexander Burnes

Explorer, political officer in British India

Date of Birth: 16-May-1805

Place of Birth: Montrose, Scotland, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 02-Nov-1841

Profession: diplomat, explorer

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Alexander Burnes

  • Captain Sir Alexander Burnes (16 May 1805 – 2 November 1841) was a British explorer and diplomat associated with The Great Game.
  • He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establishing contact with and exploring Bukhara, which made his name.
  • His memoir, Travels into Bokhara, was a bestseller when it was first published in 1835.

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