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Henry Martyn Baird (1832–1906)

Baird, Henry Martyn. An American author; born in Philadelphia, Jan. 17, 1832; died on Nov. 11, 1906. He graduated from the University of the City of New York in 1850, and after spending some years in Europe, took a course in theology at Union and Princeton. In 1859 he was appointed professor of the Greek language and literature in the University of the City of New York. His principal works are the ‘History of the Rise of the Huguenots’ (1879); ‘The Huguenots and Henry of Navarre’ (1886); and ‘The Huguenots and the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes’ (1895). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).