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George Henry Borrow, 1803-1881

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1803
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Date of Death: 1881
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Identity:

George Borrow was a writer, philologist and worker for the British and Foreign Bible Society.

Life:

His most famous works are The Bible in Spain (1843), Lavengro (1851) and Wild Wales (1862).

He is referred to in JW's correspondence about 1895.

Bibliography:

New York Public Library on-line catalogue at http://catnyp.nypl.org (accessed 2005); Fraser, Angus, 'Borrow, George Henry (1803-1881)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 at http://www.oxforddnb.com (accessed 14 June 2005).