Page:Men of the Time, eleventh edition.djvu/595

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
This page needs to be proofread.


578

HOHENZOLLEBN— HOLL.

sequence of this desertion by the principal exponent of the Unity party. Prince Hohenlohe could not hold out against the attacks of the combined Particularists, Catholics, and Austriacanti in the Bavarian Parliament, and had to resign (March 7, 1870). He now resumed his seat in the Munich House of Peers, and in a few months, on France threatening war, made him- self conspicuous by insisting upon the x)articii)ation of Bavaria in the great national feud. Upon the suc- cessful termination of the war in 1871, he was elected member of the first German Parliament, and, in recognition of his patriotic deserts, immediately became Vice-President thereof. In May, 1874, after the deplorable exit of Count Harry Amim, Prince Hohenlohe was chosen German Ambassador at Paris. He was one of the German plenipotentiaries at the Congress of Berlin in 1878. In August of that year he was re-elected to the Roichatag, on the second ballot, at Forchheim, Kulmbach, Bavaria, polling 9,800 votes, while his Catho- lic competitor had 8,G00.

HOHENZOLLEKN, H.R.H. Leo- pold, Hebeditary Prince of, the eldest son of Prince Charles An- thony of Hohenzollern-Sigmarin- gen, was born Sept. 22, 1835, and studied in the universities of Bonn and Berlin. His Koyal Highness is well known in connection with his candidature for the throne of Spain, which ultimately gave occa- sion to the Franco-German war. On Sept. 12, 18G1, the Prince mar- ried the Princess Antonia of Por- tugal, by whom he has a numerous family. He is said to be an excellent Spanish scholar.

HOLDEN, The Rev. Hubert AsHTON, M.A., LL.D., member of an old Staffordshire family, was born in 1822, educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham, under the late Bishops of Peter- borough and Manchester, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, of

which he became Fellow in 1847. After having obtained in his first year the Bell University Scholar- ship, he graduated B.A. as junior optima and senior classic in 1845. He discharged the duties of As- sistant-Tutor and Classical Lec- turer of his college until 1853, when he was api>omted the first Vice-Principal of Cheltenham Col- lege. From 1858 to 1882 he was Head blaster of Queen Elizabeth's Gram- mar School at Ipswich. Dr. Holden has edited "Aristophanes," with notes (vol. i. 3rd ed. 1868 ; vol. ii., part only published, 1869) ; collec- tions of English Poetry and Prose, for translation into Greek and Latin, in four parts, entitled " Fo- liorum Silvula" (part I. ed. 10, 1882 ; parts II. and III. ed. 3, 186 J), and **Foliorum Centuriae" (ed. 8, 1882) ; select translations of the same, entitled ** Folia Silvulse " (vol. i. 1865, vol. ii. 1870) ; Cicero

  • 'De Officiis" (ed. 4, 1882); Cicero

"Speech for Plancius" (1881); and ** Minucius Felix," for the Syndics of the Cambridge Uni- versity Press; also "Plutarch's Life of Themistocles," with intrc- duction and commentary for the Classical Series.

HOLL, Francis, A.R.A., en- graver, was born March 23, 1815, in Camden Town, and educated by his father, Mr. William HoU, an eminent engraver. Mr. Holl'slar^ engravings consist of "Coming of Age," and " The Railway Station," after W. P. Frith, R.A., and " The Stocking Loom," after Alfred El- more, R.A. He has also engraved many chalk heads after George Richmond, R.A. For the last twenty years Mr. Holl has been employed by the Queen in engraving portraits of the Royal Family. These are all private commissions, which never came before the public. Mr. Holl also executed the engravings in Martin's "Life of the Prince Consort." Mr. Holl was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy Jan. 16, 1883.