« Baird, Charles Washington Baird, Henry Martyn Baird Lectures »

Baird, Henry Martyn

BAIRD, HENRY MARTYN: Presbyterian, author of the authoritative history of the Huguenots; b. at Philadelphia, Pa., Jan.17,1832, son of Robert Baird; d. at Yonkers, N. Y., Nov. 11, 1906. He was educated at New York University (B.A., 1850), the University of Athens, Greece (1851-52), 422 Union Theological Seminary (1853-55), and Princeton Theological Seminary (1856). After being tutor in the College of New Jersey from 1855 to 1859, he was appointed professor of the Greek language and literature in the University of the City of New York, and became professor emeritus in 1902. He was corresponding secretary of the American and Foreign Christian Union in 1873-84, and was the first vice-president of the American Society of Church History, in addition to being a member of the board of the Société de l’Histoire du Protestantisme Français, honorary member of the Huguenot Society of America, honorary fellow of the Huguenot Society of London, and a member of various historical associations. He published Modern Greece (New York, 1856); Rise of the Huguenots of France (2 vols., 1879); The Huguenots and Henry of Navarre (2 vols., 1886); The Huguenots and the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (2 vols., 1895); and Theodore Beza, the Counsellor of the French Reformation (1899).

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