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Charles Francis Horne

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Charles Francis Horne (January 12, 1870 – September 13, 1942) was an American author. He wrote or edited more than one hundred books, mostly multi-volume history works. He was a Professor of English at City College of New York.

Horne was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He died in Annapolis, Maryland.


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Horne's most notable works include:

  • The Code of Hammurabi ISBN 1-60506-051-8
  • Great Men and Famous Women
  • The Bible and Its Story, Taught By One Thousand Picture Lessons, 10 volumes (1908)
  • Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, 14 volumes (1917)
  • The Great Events by Famous Historians
  • The Works of Jules Verne, 15 volumes (1911)
  • The Protevangelium or Original Gospel of James
  • Source Records of the Great War ISBN 4-87187-873-2
  • The Stories of the Greatest Nations (with Edward S. Ellis) ISBN 4-87187-874-0
  • Spain: The Story of a Great Nation (with Ellis) ISBN 4-87187-875-9
  • Russia: The Story of a Great Nation (with Ellis) ISBN 4-87187-874-0

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