James Holman

Royal Navy officer

James Holman (October 15, 1786July 29, 1857), known as the "Blind Traveller", was an English adventurer and social observer.

James Holman


  • Some difficulties meet, full many.
    I find them not, nor seek for any.
    • J. Roberts, A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler. (New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2006)

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