Captain Horatio Hornblower


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Noun1.Captain Horatio Hornblower - a fictional English admiral during the Napoleonic Wars in novels written by C. S. Forester
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He published The African Queen in 1935 and two years later created a series of historical novels for his most popular character, Captain Horatio Hornblower.
He published The African Queen in 1935 and two years later created a series of historical novels featuring his most popular character, Captain Horatio Hornblower.
He published The African Queen in 1935 and two years later created his most popular character, Captain Horatio Hornblower.
30: The Gunfighter, David And Bathsheba, Captain Horatio Hornblower - which actor?
He was the lead in Shadow of the Past (1950), and then St Gerard in Captain Horatio Hornblower RN (1951).
Forester, creator of the indomitable Captain Horatio Hornblower, master of the 36-gun frigate HMS Lydia, during the Napoleonic Wars (1804-1815), here follows Hornblower on a secret mission for the British Admiralty.
Peck specialised in playing larger-than-life characters such as King David, Captain Horatio Hornblower, Captain Ahab, General MacArthur, F Scott Fitzgerald and Abraham Lincoln.