Lionel Wafer

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Lionel Wafer
Born 1661
Died 1705 (aged 43–44)
London, England

Lionel Wafer (1661-1705) was a Welsh-born naval surgeon and buccaneer who spent several years during the 1680s among the Guna (Cuna) people of the Isthmus of Darien, including the so-called White People of Darien, which he detailed in his 1699 book A New Voyage and Description of the Isthmus of America.

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