Henry Adams

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Birthday
16, 1838
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Mar 27, 1918 (80)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1838
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Mar 27, 1918 (80)

About

An American novelist, historian, and journalist active during the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries, he is known for works such as Esther: A Novel and the nine-volume History of the United States During the Administration of Thomas Jefferson.

Before Fame

He graduated from Harvard University in 1858 and subsequently toured Europe.

Trivia

His memoir, The Education of Henry Adams, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

Family Life

He and his three brothers were born into a prominent Boston family. He married Clover Hooper in 1872.

Associated With

His grandfather was John Quincy Adams.