1875 - Hiram Bingham III was born on the 19th of November in Honolulu, Hawaii.
1882-1892 - He attended Punahou School and O'ahu College in Hawaii.
1894 - Graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.
1898 - He obtained a degree from Yale University.
1900 - Finished a degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
1905 - Finished another degree from Harvard University.
1907 - Yale University appointed Bingham as a lecturer in South American history.
1908 - Served as delegate to the First Pan American Scientific Congress at Santiago, Chile.
1911 - He rediscovered the Inca settlement of Machu Picchu.
1912 - Bingham returned to Peru.
1915 - With the support of Yale and the National Geographic Society.
1924-1933 - Served as Senator from Connecticut.
1925 - Elected as Governor of Connecticut.
1948 - His book Lost City of the Incas became a bestseller upon its publication.
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