Sir John Bowring knew 200 languages and was able to speak 100 of them

November 22, 2012

With such ability, John certainly was not bowring.

John Bowring (17 October 1792 – 23 November 1872) was an English political economist, traveller, miscellaneous writer, polyglot, and the 4th Governor of Hong Kong.

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