NAAKE, John Theophilus; formerly of the British Museum; author of Slavonic Fairy Tales, collected and translated from the Russian, etc.
NAIRNE, Rev. Alexander, MI.A.; Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Exegesis in Kings Coll., London; Fellow of Jesus Coll., Cambridge, 1887-93; Vice-Principal of Clergy Training School, 1887-89.
NANSEN, Fridtjof, D.Sc LL.D., D.C.L., Ph.D.; Curator in Natural History Museum, Bergen; crossed Greenland, 1888-89 ; Curator of the Museum of Com-parative Anatomy, Christiania University; made his North Pole Expedition, in which he reached the highest latitude until then attained (86 deg. 175 m.), 1893-96; Prof. of Zoology, Christiania University; author of Across Greenland, Eskimo Life, Farthest North, The Norwegian North Polar Expedition, Scientific Results, etc.
NASH, The Rev. James Okey, M.A., of the Community of the Resurrection.
NATHAN, Major F. L., R.A.; Superintendent of the Royal Gunpowder Factory, Waltham Abbey.
NATHAN, Major Sir Matthew, K.C.M.G., R.E.; Governor of Gold Coast; served in Nile Expedition, 1885 ; Lushai Expedition, 1889 ; Secretary of the Col. Defence Com. 1895-1900; administered the Govern-ment of Sierra Leone, 1899.
NELSON, William Rockhill; editor-in-chief of the Kansas City Star, Kansas City, Mo.
NESBITT, Alexander, F.S.A.; formed a collection of fragments of ancient glass now in the British Museum ; wrote the Introduction to A Descriptive Catalogue of the Glass Vessels in South Kensington Museum.
NETTLETON, Alured Bayard; publisher of the Chicago Advance; founder and editor of the Min-neapolis Tribune, 1880-85; Assistant Secretary, U.S. Treasury, 1890-93.
NEWBERRY, Professor John Strong; Mem-ber of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, 1861 ; State Geologist of Ohio, 1869; Palaeontologist to the U.S. Geological Survey, 1884; author of The Geology of the Colorado Expedition, Geological Survey of Ohio, Palaeozoic Fishes of North America.
NEWCOMB, Prof. Simon, Ph.D., LL.D., D.Sc., D. Nat. Phil.; Superintendent U.S. Nautical Almanac; author of Popular Astronomy, etc. ; editor of American Journal of Mathematics.
NEWELL, Frederick Hayes; Hydrograpber of the U.S. Geol. Survev; author of Agriculture by Irrigation, Hydrography of the United States, etc.
NEWMAN, H. J.; edited Ridleys Wine and Spirit Trade Circular, London.
NEWSOM, The Rev. George Ernest, M.A. Vice-Principal of Kings College London.
NEWTON, Alfred, M.A., F.R.S.; Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, Univ. of Cambridge; late Chairman of Brit. Assoc. Migration of Birds Committee; President of Cambridge Philosophical Society; author of Ornithology of Iceland, A Dictionary of Birds ; edited The Ibis, 1885-70; The Zoological Record, 1870-72.
NEWTON. A.V.; formerly of the Office for Patents, London ; author of Patent Law and Practice, An Analysis of the Patent and Copyright Laws.
NEWTON, Edwin Tulley, F.G.S., F.Z.S., F. R.S.; Palaeontologist to Geological Survey and Museum of Practical Geology from 1882; Assistant Naturalist to Geological Survey, 1865; author of numerous papers on biological and palaeontological subjects.
NEWTON, Ernest; author of Book of Country Houses, and many articles on architecture.
NEWTON, Henry G., M.A., LL.B.; Referee in Bankruptcy, New Haven, Conn.
NEWTON, Hubert Anson, LL.D.; Professor of Mathematics, Yale Univ., 1885 ; President of the American Soc. for the Advancement of Science, 1885 ; has published the results of his investigations on the orbits of Meteors.
NICHOL, John LL.D.; Professor of Logic and English Literature at Glasgow Univ., 1862-89; author of The Death of Themistocles and other Poems, Byron and Carlyle in English Men of Letters Series, Robert Burns: A Summary of his Career and Genius, American Literature reprinted from Ency-. Brit., ninth ed.
NICHOLS, Thomas ; author of Handbook for Readers in the British Museum.
NICHOLSON, Edward Williams Byron, M.A Librarian of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, from 1882; Principal Librarian and Superintendent of the London Institution, 1873-82 ; author of The Bodleian Library in 1882-87, Language of the Continental Picts, A New Commentary on the Gospel according to Matthew.
NICHOLSON, Henry Alleyne, M.D., D.Sc., Ph.D., F.R.S. ; Professor of Natural History at St Andrews Univ., 1875-82; Regius Professor of Natural History at Aberdeen Univ., 1882-99; Swiney Lecturer in Geology, 1878-82, and 1890-94; author of Intro-duction to the Study of Biology, The Ancient Life- History of the Earth.
NICHOLSON, Joseph Shield, M.A., LL.D., D.Sc. ; Professor of Political Economy, Univ. of Edinburgh, 1880; author of Effects of Machinery on Wages, Principles of Political Economy, The Silver Question, Strikes and Social Problems, Bankers Money.
NICOL, Henry : philologist ; author of An Account of M. Gaston Paris Method of Editing in his "Vie do Saint-Alexis."
NICOL, James, F.G.S., F.R.S.E.; Assistant-Secretary to the Geological Society of London, 1847; Professor of Nat. Hist. in the Univ. of Aberdeen, 1853-78; author of The Geology and Scenery of the North of Scotland.
NICOLAY, Colonel John George; acted as Secretary to President Lincoln; Marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1872-87; part-author of Life of Abraham Lincoln; author of The Outbreak of Rebellion.
NICOLSON, Alexander, M.A., LL.D.; Advocate; late Sheriff of Kirkcudbright; author of Gaelic Proverbs and Familiar Phrases, Memoirs of Adam Black.
NOBLE, John, C.M.G., F.G.S.; Clerk of the House of Assembly, Cape of Good Hope; author of Fiscal Legislation, History, Production, and Resources of the Cape of Good Hope.
NOBLE, William James, M.A.; Barrister-at-law, London; Recorder of Newark from 1889.
NÖLDEKE, Theodor; formerly Professor of Semitic Languages, Univ. of Strasburg; author of History of the Koran, Life of Mahornet, Studies in the History of Persia.
NOREEN, Adolf Gotthard, Ph.D. ; Professor of Scandinavian Languages, Univ. of Upsala; President of the Museum of Scandinavian Antiquities; author of a History of the Scandinavian Languages, etc.
NORMAN, Capt. Charles Boswell; late if the Bebgal Staff Corp; special correspondent of The Times in Asia Minor during the Russo-Turkish War, 1877; author of Tonkin, or France in the Ear East, Colonial France.
NORTHCOTE, James Spencer, D.D.; author of The Faith of the Ancient English Church concerning the Holy Eucharist, The Fourfold Difficulty of Anglicanism.
NORTON, Charles Eliot, LL.D.; Professor of the History of Art, Harvard Univ. ; Dante scholar and translator ; author of Church Buildings in the Middle Ages; editor of Letters of James Russell Lowell, Correspondence of Carlyle and Emerson, etc.
NORTON, Richard, A.B. ; Director of the American School of Classical Studies in Rome; formerly Professor of History of Art and Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania.
All Contributors to Britannica, 9th and 10th Editions
Important Contributors to the Britannica, 9th and 10th Editions
About the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th and 10th Editions