Payne, John Howard. (New York, N.Y., April 1, 1791--April 1, 1852, Tunis). American actor, playwright, and diplomat. After a successful career in America, London, and Paris he was appointed American consul in Tunis in 1841. He adapted many plays, wrote a few original ones, and edited several short-lived magazines. There are several biographies.
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Translator: Henry Maxwell Wright
Born in Lisbon, 7 December 1849 to English parents who were Christians. He returned to England and worked in business. After helping Dwight Moody in evangelism campaigns in England in 1874 and 1875 he abandoned his business career and became an evangelist in England and Scotland. He returned to Portugal on several occasions for evangelism meetings and wrote many hymns in Portuguese. Go to person page >