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Abbé Évariste Régis Huc (1813–1860)

Huc, Évariste Régis (ük). A French priest, missionary, and author; born at Toulouse, Aug. 1, 1813; died in Paris, March 26, 1860. Ordained a priest in 1839, he went the same year to China as a missionary, traveling through the heart of the empire to Mongolia and Thibet, where he penetrated even to Lhassa. His experiences are recounted in ‘Souvenirs of a Journey to Tartary, Thibet, and China’ (1852); ‘The Chinese Empire’ (1854); ‘Christianity in China, Tartary, etc.’ (1858); all of which were translated into English.