Fabian Franklin (1853-1939), was an American author and editor, who emmigrated with his family from Hungary. He took a PhD in Mathematics in 1880 from Johns Hopkins University and was a professor there until 1895. He worked as an editor of the Baltimore News, and then the New York Evening Post. Franklin was interested in politics and during World War I he founded a periodical called The Review, which merged in 1922 with The Independent. His works include: People and Problems (1908), Life of Daniel Coit Gilman (1910), Cost of Living (1915), What Prohibition Has Done to America (1922), Plain Talks on Economics (1924), The ABC of Prohibition (1927) and Nuggets from the Wickersham Report (1931).