George Frederick Abbott was an English war correspondent and author. He was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, taking the degree of B. A. in 1899. In 1900 he was sent by Cambridge University to Macedonia to make studies in the folk-lore of that country. He acted as special correspondent in southwestern Europe for several London newspapers until 1903. In 1905 he accompanied the Prince of Wales (later on, George V), on his tour of India. Besides contributing articles to many reviews and magazines, he wrote: Songs of Modern Greece (1900), Macedonian Folk-Lore (1903), The Tale of a Tour in Macedonia (1903), Through India with the Prince (1906), Israel in Europe (editor, 1907), Greece in Evolution (1909), Turkey in Transition (1909), The Philosophy of a Don (1911), The Ambassador of Loss (1911), The Holy War in Tripoli (1912), Turkey, Greece, and the Great Powers (1917), Under the Turk in Constantinople, 1674-1681 (1920) and Greece and the Allies, 1914-1922 (1922).