Biography of Henry Adams (1838-1918)

American historian, born in Boston (MA) in 1838 and died in 1918. third son of Charles Francis Adams. He/She studied law at Harvard, where he/she graduated in 1858; and worked as Secretary to his father when he/she was embajadoar of the United States in England, and then as a journalist, after which he/she taught at the University during the period between 1870 and 1877, substitute Professor of history. 1875-76 edited the North American Review.

Many works of history, he/she wrote, include some as history of the United States during the administrations of Jefferson and Madison (1870-77), in nine volumes, and an autobiography, the education of Henry Adams (1907), which earned him the Pulitzer Prize in 1919.