Definitions of Richard Burton

  1. English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. An American poet and journalist, son of Nathaniel J.; born in Hartford, Conn., March 14, 1859. He graduated from Trinity College, Hartford, and took a degree at Johns Hopkins University. His published poems are: "Dumb in June" (1895); "Memorial Day" (1897); "Rahab" (1906), a drama. Warner's dictionary of authors ancient and modern