The New Student's Reference Work/Vambéry, Arminius

Vam′béry, Arminius, a distinguished Hungarian traveler and professor of Oriental languages at Budapest, was born in 1832. He has traveled widely in Persia and Central Asia, and published many works narrating his wanderings in Persia, in India, in Bokhara and in Central Asia. His more notable works are History of Bokhara, The Central Asian Question, Story of Hungary, The Coming Struggle for India and Western Culture in Eastern Lands.