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Men of the Time, eleventh edition/Boker, George Henry

BOKER, George Henry, born in Philadelphia in 1824. He graduated at Princeton College in 1812, and studied law, but never practised. His principal works are the tragedies "Calaynos," "Anne Boleyn," "Leonor de Guzman," and "Francesca da Rimini." He has also published "Lessons of Life, and other Poems" (1847); two volumes of "Plays and Poems" (1856); a collection of "Poems of the War" (1864); "Königsmark and other Poems," 1869; and "Book of the Dead," 1882. In 1871 he was appointed Minister to Constantinople, but returned to America in 1879, and is now residing at Philadelphia.