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Charles Edwin Wilbour (1833–1896)

Wilbour, Charles Edwin. An American Egyptologist, journalist, and author; born in Rhode Island, March 17, 1833; died in 1896. He was associated with the New York journals up to 1872, when he began the study of Egyptian antiquities; and was afterwards the companion of Brugsch Bey and Maspero in many exploring expeditions in Upper Egypt. He published translations from the French: ‘Rachel in the New World,’ from Léon Beauvallet (1856); Victor Hugo’s ‘Les Misērables’ (1862–63); and Renan’s ‘Life of Jesus’ (1863).