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Badía y Leblich, Domingo
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Domingo Badía y Leblich (1767–1818) was a renowned Spanish traveller, born in Barcelona. Self-educated, he was early interested in scientific matters and in travelling to distant countries. In 1801 he presented a project of travelling to Muslim countries to the Spanish government, who supported a trip involving geographical exploration as well as political aims, especially concerning Morocco. Badía left Spain in May 1802, and, after a stay in Paris and London (where he was circumcised), arrived in …

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Marín, Manuela, “Badía y Leblich, Domingo”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 07 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_25091>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 9789004335707, 2017, 2017-1

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