Aurel Stein

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Birthday
26, 1862
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Oct 26, 1943 (80)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1862
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Oct 26, 1943 (80)

About

Hungarian archaeologist who uncovered the Silk Road in three expeditions.

Before Fame

He was a professor in India before setting off on his famous journeys.

Trivia

He found many priceless artifacts during his exploration, including ancient Buddhist arts and tablets inscribed with ancient business deals.

Family Life

His parents were Jewish, but baptized both him and his brother to increase their chances of success in life.

Associated With

He was inspired by Sven Hedin 's writings on China to make his own expedition.