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Ignatius Donnelly (1831–1901)

Donnelly, Ignatius. An American prose-writer, brother of Eleanor C.; born in Philadelphia, Nov. 3, 1831; died at Minneapolis, MN, Jan. 1, 1901. He wrote: an ‘Essay on the Sonnets of Shakespeare’; ‘Atlantis, the Antediluvian World’ (1882); and ‘Ragnarok’ (1883). In ‘The Great Cryptogram’ he endeavors to prove that Bacon was the author of Shakespeare’s plays. His best-known novel is ‘Cæsar’s Column.’