Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.
Born: May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Full name: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education: Boston Latin School, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University, Harvard College
Children: Edward Waldo Emerson