Amos Bronson Alcott

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Birthday
29, 1799
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Mar 4, 1888 (88)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1799
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Mar 4, 1888 (88)

About

Transcendentalist figure known for his innovative educational methods and writings and his Utopian community experiments.

Before Fame

He first worked as a traveling salesman; however, he found this lifestyle detrimental to his soul and switched to a teaching career.

Trivia

He was a close friend of fellow Transcendentalist author, Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Family Life

He married Abby May in 1830. Together, they had four daughters.

Associated With

He was the father of "Little Women" author, Louisa May Alcott.