Charles Edward Moldenke
He was the son of Lutheran theologian and missionary Edward Frederick Moldenke. He graduated from Columbia in 1879, spent a year at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, and studied in Halle, Germany, and Strasbourg, Germany (now in France). In 1884, he received the degree of Ph.D. from Strasbourg University. He was ordained to the Lutheran ministry in 1885 and held pastorates successively in Jersey City, New Jersey (1885–90), New York City (1890-96) and Mount Vernon, New York (1897-1900).
- Die altegyptischen Texten erwaehnten Baeume und deren Verwerthung (Trees mentioned in ancient Egyptian texts and their utilization; Leipzig, 1886; American edition, 1887) His inaugural dissertation.
- The Egyptian Origin of Our Alphabet (1886)
- The New York Obelisk, Cleopatra's Needle. BiblioBazaar LLC. 1891; reprinted 1935 and 2008. ISBN 0-554-62767-1. The text of Cleopatra's Needle, with explanations. It was the first print in hieroglyphic type ever issued in America.
- The World's most Ancient Fairy-Tale, the Two Brothers (1887 and 1898) In hieratic.
- Egyptian Classics (1900)
His son Harold N. Moldenke was a noted botanist.
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- "Harold N. Moldenke Papers". New York Botanical Garden. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
- Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Moldenke, Charles Edward". Encyclopedia Americana.