Horace (disambiguation)


Horace (disambiguation)

Many persons have been given the Scottish name "Horace", typically after the Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus:

* Horace, Roman poet
* Horace Alexander, ornithologist
* Horace Andy (born Horace Hinds), Jamaican roots reggae singer
* Horace Donisthorpe, British entomologist
* Horace Engdahl, Permanent secretary of the Swedish academy since 1999
* Horace Fletcher, American dietitian
* Horace A. Ford, archer
* Horace Furness, Shakespearean scholar
* Horace Grant, basketball player
* Horace Gray, American jurist
* Horace Greeley, author and newspaper editor
* Horace Hogan, the stage name of professional wrestler Michael Bollea
* Horace Mann, American lawyer and education reformer
* Horace Pippin, American artist
* Horace Porter, American soldier and diplomat
* Horace-Bénédict de Saussure, Swiss scientist and mountain pioneer
* Horace Silver, jazz musician
* Horace Tabor, American prospector
* Horace de Vere Cole, eccentric British aristocrat and prankster
* Horace Vernet, French painter of military themes
* Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Oxford, novelist and politician

;Fictional
* Horace Horsecollar, Walt Disney's horse character
* Horace Rumpole (see "Rumpole of the Bailey"), British barrister created by John Mortimer
* Horace Slughorn, a character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series

Other things called Horace include:
* "Horace", a French novel by George Sand
* "Horace", a French play by Pierre Corneille
* Horace series, series of 1980s video games with a character named Hungry Horace

Other uses

*Horace, Kansas, a small town in the United States


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