Sir Richard Burton: World renowned explorer, fencer,traveler and writer, linguist, and soldier. He brought the erotic arts of the Far East home to England. He was an accomplished falconer and was expelled from Trinity College for attending Steeplechase Races in violation of College rules. He was a true 19th Century Sportsman...who certainly led a uniquely exciting life.
One can see some of his exploits in the Movie "Mountains of the Moon" and read one of several biographies to enjoy accounts of his myriad adventures.