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Author photo. Image from <b><i>The life of the late General F.R. Chesney</i></b> (1885) by Louisa Fletcher Chesney

Image from The life of the late General F.R. Chesney (1885) by Louisa Fletcher Chesney

Francis Rawdon Chesney (1789–1872)

Author of The Russo-Turkish campaigns of 1828 and 1829

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Plotted route of Suez Canal, explored Euphrates Valley, Diplomat during Russo-Turkish war, noted soldier in British Army.
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