Biography of Sir Henry Rider Haggard


Haggard, Sir Henry Rider. English novelist. Born in Bradenham, Norfolk, 1856. Went to Natal in 1875 as secretary to Sir H. Bulwer, and was afterwards master of the High Court of the Transvaal. In 1879 Haggard returned to England, and published in 1882, "Cetywayo and His White Neighbors." This was followed by several novels, the chief of which were "Dawn," "The Witch's Head," "King Solomon's Mines," "She," "Jess," "Cleopatra," "Beatrice," "Eric Brighteyes," and "Marie."