George Bancroft Biography

George Bancroft was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national level. During his tenure as U.S. Secretary of the Navy, he established the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1845. He was a senior American diplomat in Europe. Among his best-known writings is the magisterial series, History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
George Bancroft
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Historian, Politician, Writer
Date of Birth:
October 3, 1800
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Date of Death:
January 17, 1891
Age at Death:
90
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