Rassam, Hormuzd, 1826-1910

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1826
Death 1910-09-16
Iraqis

Biographical notes:

1845-1852 assistant to Henry Layard; 1852-1854 archaeologist at Nimrud and Kuyunjik; 1854-1860 interpreter, second then first assistant political agent at Aden; 1860-1861 negotiator in Muscat; 1864-1866 mission to Ethiopia; 1866-1868 prisoner of Emperor Theodore; 1868 fellow of the Royal Geographical Society; 1877 investigator into condition of Christian minorities in Asiatic Turkey; 1878-1882 archaeologist for the British Museum in Babylonia, Assyria, Van and Khabur.

Epithet: assyriologist, archaeologist and diplomat

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x000116

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Places:

  • Herzegovina, Europe (as recorded)
  • Montenegro, Europe (as recorded)
  • Birmingham, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • Wigtown Burghs, Wigtownshire (as recorded)
  • Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Kars, Turkey (as recorded)
  • Liberia, Africa (as recorded)
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (as recorded)
  • Birmingham, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • Abyssinia, Africa (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Mexico, Central America (as recorded)
  • Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • Dundrum, Down (as recorded)
  • Abyssinia, Africa (as recorded)
  • Samos, Greece (as recorded)
  • Italy, Europe (as recorded)
  • Abyssinia, Africa (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Abyssinia, Africa (as recorded)
  • Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany (as recorded)
  • Ecuador, South America (as recorded)
  • Assyria, Asia (as recorded)
  • Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • Roumania, Europe (as recorded)
  • Peru, South America (as recorded)
  • Bilbao, Spain (as recorded)
  • Leith, Edinburgh (as recorded)
  • Uruguay, South America (as recorded)
  • Bulgaria, Europe (as recorded)
  • Italy, Europe (as recorded)
  • Morocco, North Africa (as recorded)
  • Beirut, the Lebanon (as recorded)
  • Ionian Islands, Greece (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Argentina, South America (as recorded)
  • Venice, Italy (as recorded)
  • Syria, Asia Minor (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Banbury, Oxfordshire (as recorded)
  • York, Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Panama, Central America (as recorded)
  • Bulgaria, Europe (as recorded)
  • Southwark, Surrey (as recorded)
  • High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Lambeth, Surrey (as recorded)
  • Glasgow, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Colombia, South America (as recorded)
  • Bulgaria, Europe (as recorded)
  • Nineveh, Assyria (as recorded)
  • Chester, Cheshire (as recorded)
  • Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (as recorded)
  • Bulgaria, Europe (as recorded)
  • Preston, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Sarawak, South East Asia (as recorded)
  • Tavistock, Devon (as recorded)
  • Southwark, Surrey (as recorded)
  • Serbia, Europe (as recorded)
  • Bulgaria, Europe (as recorded)
  • Asia Minor, Asia (as recorded)
  • Kars, Turkey (as recorded)
  • Italy, Europe (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • Roumania, Europe (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Zanzibar, Tanzania (as recorded)
  • Italy, Europe (as recorded)
  • Naples and Sicily, Kingdom of, Italy (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (as recorded)
  • Mauritius, Indian Ocean (as recorded)
  • Sunderland, Durham (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Abyssinia, Africa (as recorded)
  • Shikefti Salman, Persia (as recorded)
  • Southwark, Surrey (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Reading, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • Aden, Asia (as recorded)
  • Venice, Italy (as recorded)
  • Sebastopol, the Crimea (as recorded)