Elsie Finnimore Buckley

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Elsie Finnimore Buckley
Born 1882
Calcutta, British India
Died 1959 aged 76
Depwade,[1] Norfolk, England
Nationality United Kingdom
Occupation Writer and translator

Elsie Finnimore Buckley (1882-1959) was an English writer and translator.

Buckley was born at Calcutta, the daughter of Robert Burton Buckley, a civil engineer, and Ada Marian Sarah Finnimore. She was educated at Girton College, Cambridge. In 1920 she married the writer Anthony Ludovici.[2] In Children of the Dawn, Old Tales of Greece (1909), it is noted that the writer possesses a terse simplicity of style, and that the book is an "almost inexhaustible treasure-house of the ancient Greek tales".[3]


  • Children of the dawn: old tales of Greece, 1909.
  • (tr.) The century of the renaissance by Louis Batiffol. 1916.According to WorldCat, the book is held in 687 libraries [4]
  • (tr.) The earliest times by Frantz Funck-Brentano. 1927.
  • (tr.) The third republic by Raymond Recouly. 1928.
  • (tr.) The restoration and the July monarchy by Jean Lucas-Dubreton. 1929.
  • (tr.) The second republic and Napoleon III by René Arnaud. 1930.
  • (tr.) Charlotte Corday by Michel Corday. 1931.
  • (tr.) The consulate and the empire, 1789-1809 by Louis Madelin.
  • (tr.) Luther by Frantz Funck-Brentano. 1936.
  • (tr.) The consulate and the empire by Louis Madelin. 1937.


  1. ^ Registration District
  2. ^ Girton College (1948). Girton College Register: 1869-1946. Privately printed for Girton College. p. 131. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Bookseller (Public domain ed.). J. Whitaker and Sons, Limited. 1908. pp. 54–. 
  4. ^ WorldCat item record