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Butler, Nicholas Murray

Born: 1862 AD
Died: 1947 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Educators, Politician

1862 – Butler was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on the 2nd of April.

1882-1884 – He enrolled in Columbia College (later Columbia University) and earned his Bachelor of Arts at the age of twenty, his master’s degree and his doctorate.

1885 – Butler studied in Paris and Berlin and became a lifelong friend of future Secretary of State Elihu Root.

1887 – He co-founded, and became President of, the New York School for the Training of Teachers, which later affiliated with Columbia University and was renamed Teachers College, Columbia University.

1902 – He was president of Columbia University.

1912 – He was the Republican vice-presidential candidate  after death of John Sherman.

1925 – He was president of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

1931 – He won the Nobel Prize in Peace.

1947 – He died on the 7th of December.