1828–1892

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Born: Ap­ril 23, 1828, Dub­lin, Ire­land.

Died: No­vem­ber 30, 1892, Cam­bridge, Eng­land.

Buried: Mill Road Ce­me­te­ry, Cam­bridge, Eng­land.

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Biography

Hort was ed­u­cat­ed at Rug­by School and Tri­ni­ty Col­lege, Cam­bridge (BA in first Class­ic­al Tri­pos 1850, and in the Mor­al Sci­ence Tri­pos and Na­tur­al Sci­ence Tri­pos, 1851).

In 1854, in con­junc­tion with J. E. B. May­or and Light­foot, he es­tab­lished the Jour­nal of Class­ic­al and Sac­red Phi­lo­lo­gy.

In 1857 he mar­ried, and ac­cept­ed the col­lege liv­ing of St. Ip­po­lyts, near Hitch­in, Hert­ford­shire, where he served 15 years.

In 1872, he ac­cept­ed a fel­low­ship and lec­ture­ship at Em­man­u­el College, Cam­bridge; in 1878 he was made Hul­sean pro­fess­or of di­vin­i­ty, and in 1887 La­dy Mar­gar­et’s Pro­fess­or of Di­vi­ni­ty.

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