ORLICH, Leopold von

ORLICH, Leopold von. Stallupönen (now Nesterov in Kaliningrad oblast) 30.6.1804 — London 2.6.1860. German Officer, Traveller and Historian. Son of a Prussian officer, followed his father in this. In 1842 he went to India in order to participate in the new Afghan war (but arrived too late), returned 1843 after a visit to South India. In 1848 retired as Major and moved to England.

Publications: Reise in Ostindien in Briefen an A. v. Humboldt und Karl Ritter. 1-2. Lp. 1845, 3rd ed. 1858, Travels in India, including Sinde and the Punjab. Translated by H. Evans Lloyd. 1-2. L. 1845.

Indien und seine Regierung. 1-3. B. 1859-61.

Several books on German history.

Sources: German Wikipedia.

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