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Which One Of The Following Foreign Travellers Elaborately Discussed About Diamonds and Diamond Mines of India?

Which one of the following foreign travellers elaborately discussed about diamonds and diamond mines of India?(2018)

a) Francois Bernier

b) Jean Baptiste Tavernier

c) Jean de Thevenot

d) Abbe Barthel Carre

Answer: B

Francois Bernier was the physician of Dara Siwoh eldest Son of Shah Jahan.

Jean-Baptiste Tavernier (1605 – 1689) was a 17th-century French gem merchant and traveller Tavernier, a private individual and merchant traveling at his own expense, covered, by his own account, 60,000 leagues (120,000 miles in making six voyages to Persia and India between the years 1630 and 1668.

Jean de Thévenot was a French traveller in the East, who wrote extensively about his journeys. He was also a linguist, natural scientist and botanist

February 2024