Questions tagged [horatio-hornblower]

Horatio Hornblower is a fictional Royal Navy officer from the Napoleonic Wars, featuring in a series of novels by C. S. Forester.

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Was Jean-Luc Picard inspired by Hornblower?

I have found the following in Fandom The Star Trek characters James T. Kirk and Jean-Luc Picard were originally also supposedly modelled after Hornblower by Gene Roddenberry. Nicholas Meyer, director ...
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Is James T. Kirk known to be based on Horatio Hornblower?

Kirk is known to be based on Horatio Hornblower. (from a recent answer on SFF.SE) Is there some reference showing that ("based on") to be an actual fact as opposed to inference? I'm not asking for ...