Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

Get access

Jean Barbot
(343 words)

Date of Birth: 25 May 1655

Place of Birth: Saint-Martin, Ile de Ré

Date of Death: 27 December 1712

Place of Death: Southampton

Biography

Few details about the personal life of the French commercial agent Jean (later John) Barbot are known, apart from his African travels recorded in his A description of the coast of north and south Guinea and of Ethiopia inferior, vulgarly Angola (1732). He went to West Africa as a commercial agent on two F…

Cite this page
Jones, Adam, “Jean Barbot”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_30574>



▲   Back to top   ▲