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George Finlay (1799–1875)

Finlay, George. An English historian; born in Faversham, Kent, of Scotch blood, Dec. 21, 1799; died in Athens, Greece, Jan. 26, 1875. Joining Byron’s company at Missolonghi in 1823 to assist in liberating Greece from the Turks he ended by residing there permanently. His ‘Greece under the Romans, B.C. 146 to A.D. 717’ (1844) is a truly original historical work. Succeeding volumes carried the story more in detail down to modern times, ending with two volumes on the Greek Revolution. The whole, revised and some volumes wholly rewritten by the author, was published posthumously in 7 vols. (1877).