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Henri Martin (1810–1883)

Martin, Bon Louis Henri (mär-ta‘). A French historian; born at St. Quentin, Aisne, Feb. 20, 1810; died in Paris, Dec. 14, 1883. His great work, the ‘History of France,’ in 16 volumes, appeared in 1855–60; the ‘Popular History of France’ in 1867–75; and the continuation bringing the account down to the present day, ‘History of Modern France from 1789’ 1878–85. He wrote besides: ‘France, her Genius and her Destinies’ (1847); ‘Italian Unity’ (1865); the heroic drama ‘Vercingetorix’ (1865); ‘Russia in Europe’ (1866); and the monograph ‘Jeanne d’Arc’ (1872).