Robert Green Ingersoll

Robert Green Ingersoll

Born: August 11, 1833

Died: July 21, 1899

Nationality: American

Occupation: Lawyer, politician, orator, lecturer

Biography: Robert Green Bob Ingersoll was a Civil War veteran, American political leader, and orator during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for his broad range of culture and his defense of agnosticism. He was nicknamed The Great Agnostic.

Source/Notes: The works of Robert G. Ingersoll (1909 edition)

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Source/Notes: Ingersoll a biographical appreciation, by Herman E. Kittredge. 1911 (1911 edition)

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Source/Notes: Prose-poems and selections from the writings and sayings of Robert G. Ingersoll (1888 edition)