The Encyclopedia Americana (1906)/Munzinger, Werner

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Munzinger, moont'sĭng-ĕr, Werner, Swiss explorer: b. Olten, Switzerland, 4 April 1832; d. Africa 14 Nov. 1875. He engaged in mercantile life and later became British and then French consul at Massowah in Egyptian Abyssinia. He explored a large part of northeastern Africa and wrote much concerning his travels. Among his works are: 'Ostafrikanische Studien' (1864); 'Vocabulaire de la Langue Tigré' (1865); etc.