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Marshall Clagett

Born: Jan 23, 1916

Death: Oct 21, 2005

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Nationality: United States

Marshall Clagett

Date of Birth : Jan 23, 1916
Date of Death : Oct 21, 2005
Birth Place : Washington, D.C.

Marshall Clagett was an American historian of science who specialized in medieval science. John Murdoch describes him as "a distinguished medievalist" who was "the last member of a triumvirate [with Henry Guerlac and I. Bernard Cohen, who] … established the history of science as a recognized discipline within American universities" while Edward Grant ranks him "among the greatest historians and scholars of the twentieth century."

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
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