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Adams, Herbert Baxter

Born: 1850 AD
Died: 1901 AD, at 51 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Educators, Historian


1850 - Born on the 16th of April in Shutesbury, Massachusetts.

1872 - He graduated
from the Amherst College.

1873 - He went
to Europe and devoted three years to travel and study.

1876 - He received the degree of PhD at Heidelberg, Germany.

He was a fellow in history at Johns Hopkins University for two years.

1880 -
He began his famous seminar in history.
1883 - He
was appointed associate professor.

         - He is credited with coining the phrase "political science".

1884 -
He was the secretary of the American Historical Association at its foundation.

1901 - He died on the 30th of July.


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