Burton, Richard
(1821-1890)
   England. Writer, voyager, and linguist. One of his books was The Jew, the Gypsy and El Islam (1898). In spite of his probably being partly of Romany descent, he painted a bad picture of Gypsies in this work.

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  • Burton, Richard — orig. Richard Walter Jenkins, Jr. born Nov. 10, 1925, Pontrhydyfen, Wales died Aug. 5, 1984, Geneva, Switz. British U.S. actor. He first won success on the stage in The Lady s Not for Burning in London (1949) and on Broadway (1950). His first… …   Universalium

  • Burton,Richard — Bur·ton (bûrʹtn), Richard. Originally Richard Jenkins. 1925 1984. Welsh born actor. Highly regarded for his dramatic range on stage and screen, he was also known for his tempestuous lifestyle. * * * …   Universalium

  • Burton, Richard — ► (1925 84) Nombre artístico de Richard Jenkins, actor teatral y cinematográfico británico. Entre sus interpretaciones cinematográficas destacan Mirando hacia atrás con ira (1958) y ¿Quién teme a Virginia Wolf? (1966). * * * orig. Richard Walter… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Burton, Richard — • БЁРТОН, (Бартон) Ричард (Burton) (наст. фам. Дженкинс, Jenkins) (10.11.1925 5.8.1984)    англ. актёр. Учился в Оксфорде. На сцене с 1941. Прославился в шекспировских ролях в т рах Стратфорда он Эйвон и Олд Вик . В кино с 1949 (ф. Последние дни… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Burton, Richard — pseud. di Jenkins, Richard …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • BURTON, Richard — (1821–1890)    The British explorer and author, best known as an Orientalist, who was also responsible for his Etruscan Bologna: A Study (1876), a rather lightweight study …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Burton, Richard Francis — ► (1821 90) Explorador británico. Descubrió el lago Tanganica en 1858 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Richard Burton (explorateur) — Richard Francis Burton Pour les articles homonymes, voir Burton. Richard Francis Burton …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Richard Francis Burton — Sir Richard Francis Burton retratado por Frederick Leighton, National Portrait Gallery, Londres. Nacimiento 19 de marzo de 1821 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Richard Burton — mit Sophia Loren (1974) Richard Burton, CBE (* 10. November 1925 in Pontrhydyfen, Wales; † 5. August 1984 in Genf, Schweiz), geboren als Richard Walter Jenkins jr., war ein britischer Schauspiel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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