Home  »  library  »  BIOS  »  William Henry Waddington (1826–1894)

C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

William Henry Waddington (1826–1894)

Waddington, William Henry (wod’ing-ton; Fr. pron. vä-da-tô‘). A French diplomat, statesman, and archæologist; born of English parentage at St. Remi in Eure-et-Loir, Dec. 11, 1826; died at Paris, Jan. 13, 1894. He was ambassador to England, 1883–93. Among his writings are: ‘Travels in Asia Minor in the Interest of Numismatics’ (1852); ‘Archæological Travels in Greece and Asia Minor’ (6 vols., 1847–77); ‘Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Syria’ (1870).