Famous Frauds by LuskT

Question 7

George Psalmanazar famously convinced many 19th century Brits that he was the first native of what island to visit Europe? To the surprise of no one, the "language" he developed as part of his ruse bore no resemblance to any of the Austronesian dialects that were native to the island prior to annexation by the Qing dynasty.

Formosa / Taiwan