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Charles Loring Brace (1826–1890)

Brace, Charles Loring. An American author and philanthropist; born in Litchfield, Connecticut, June 19, 1826; died in the Tyrol, Austria, Aug. 11, 1890. After graduation at Yale in 1846, he studied theology, but held no pastorate. He devoted himself to philanthropy in New York, and lectured, wrote, and worked to enlist aid for the children of the poor. His books include: ‘Hungary in 1851’ (1852); ‘Home Life in Germany’ (1853); ‘The Norse Folk’ (1857); ‘Short Sermons to Newsboys’ (1861); ‘The Dangerous Classes of New York and Twenty Years’ Work among Them’ (1872); ‘Free Trade as Promoting Peace and Good-Will among Men’ (1879); ‘Gesta Christi’ (1883), a review of the achievements of Christianity from the earliest days in bettering the moral and social condition of the world; and ‘To the Unknown God’ (1889).