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Shakespear, William Henry Irvinelocked

  • Peter Sluglett


Shakespear, William Henry Irvine (1878–1915), diplomat and explorer, was born at Multan, in what is now Pakistan, on 29 October 1878, the eldest son of William Henry Sullivan Shakespear, of the Indian forestry service, and his wife, Anne Caroline, née Davidson. A natural athlete throughout his school career, he was educated at ...

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