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Arthur Conolly

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Date of Birth: 07/02/1807

Age: 34

Place of birth: London

Citizenship: United Kingdom

Background

Parents Arthur Conolly died when he was twelve years old. Besides him, the family had five other brothers. Connolly began his military service in the 16 years to the end of 1829 Indii.V Lieutenant Connolly returned to India from holiday via Moscow. From Moscow he went to the Caucasus, and then crossed the Karakum desert, eager to reach the Khanate of Khiva. Reach him unable to Khiva, but in September 1830 he arrived in the Afghan city of Herat. As a result of his dangerous mission, he published the book "Journey to North India by land from Britain via Russia, Persia and Afghanistan