Charles Eliot Norton

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Charles Eliot Norton (November 16, 1827 – October 21, 1908) was an American author, social critic, and Harvard professor of art based in New England. He was a progressive social reformer and a liberal activist whom many of his contemporaries considered the most cultivated man in the United States.[1] He was from the same notable Eliot family as the 20th-century poet T. S. Eliot, who made his career in the United Kingdom.

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Charles Eliot Norton
Charles Eliot Norton, 1903
Born(1827-11-16)November 16, 1827
DiedOctober 21, 1908(1908-10-21) (aged 80)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Resting placeMount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge
42.3708°N 71.1458°W / 42.3708; -71.1458
EducationHarvard University
Occupation(s)Professor, literary scholar