Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

Get access

George Strachan
(591 words)

Date of Birth: About 1572

Place of Birth: Mearns, Scotland

Date of Death: After 1634

Place of Death: Unknown; possibly on his way back to Europe


A Scottish traveller and Orientalist, George Strachan was a Roman Catholic from Mearns, to the south of Aberdeen. He was born around 1572. In his early youth, his family sent him to study in France. There, he appears to have been based mainly in Paris, …

Cite this page
Pourjavady, Reza, “George Strachan”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>

▲   Back to top   ▲