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Ármin Vámbéry (1832–1913)

Vámbéry, Arminius or Ármin or Hermann (väm-bā’rē). A noted Hungarian traveler, Orientalist, and historian, professor of Budapest; born at Szerdahely, March 19, 1832; died in 1913. Among his works are: ‘Travels in Central Asia’ (1865); ‘Wanderings and Adventures in Persia’ (1867); ‘Sketches of Central Asia’ (1868); ‘History of Bokhara’ (1873); ‘Central Asia and the Russian Boundary Question’; ‘Islam in the Nineteenth Century’ (1875); ‘Manners in Oriental Countries’ (1876); ‘Primitive Civilization of the Turko-Tartar People’ (1879); ‘Origin of the Magyars’ (1882); ‘The Future Contest for India’ (1886); and various linguistic works, including a ‘German-Turkish Dictionary,’ and ‘Etymological Dictionary of the Turko-Tartar Languages’ (1878).