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Achmed Abdullah (1881–1945)

Author of The Thief of Bagdad

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Father was a cousin to the Czar of Russia, mother was an Afghan princess. Educated in Britain, served 17 years in the British Army, mostly in intelligence work. Convicted by Germany during WWI as a spy. Widely traveled and spoke several languages. Emigrated to the U.S. and became a noted author and screenwriter.
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