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Burke, Robert O'Hara (1820–1861), explorer in Australia

Richard Garnett

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4024

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Burke, Robert O'Hara (1820–1861), explorer in Australia, was born at St Clerans, co. Galway, Ireland, the second of three sons of James Hardiman Burke, army officer, and his wife, Anne, née O'Hara. The Burkes were protestant gentry and landowners. He was educated at ...

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Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History ; Maps and Map-making

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