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Anna J. Cooper

Born: Aug 10, 1858

Death: Feb 27, 1964

Birthplace: Raleigh

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Anna J. Cooper

Date of Birth : Aug 10, 1858
Date of Death : Feb 27, 1964
Birth Place : Raleigh

Anna Julia Haywood Cooper was an American author, educator, speaker and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States history. Upon receiving her PhD in history from the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1924, Cooper became the fourth African-American woman to earn a doctoral degree. She was also a prominent member of Washington, D.C.'s African-American community and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.


  • Writer
  • Historian

Also known as

  • Anna Cooper


  • AC Cooper
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