Charles William Eliot





Charles William Eliot

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born
in Boston, Massachusetts, The United States
March 20, 1834

died
August 25, 1926

gender
male

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Charles William Eliot was an American academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869. He transformed the provincial college into the preeminent American research university. Eliot served the longest term as president in the university's history.


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