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Nathan Huggins

Born: Jan 14, 1927

Death: Dec 5, 1989

Birthplace: Chicago

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Nathan Huggins

Date of Birth : Jan 14, 1927
Date of Death : Dec 5, 1989
Birth Place : Chicago

Nathan Irvin Huggins was a distinguished American historian, author and educator. As a leading scholar in the field of African-American studies, he was W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of History and of Afro-American Studies at Harvard University as well as director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research. Born in Chicago in 1927, he died in Cambridge, Massachusetts December 5, 1989.


  • Writer
  • Professor
  • Author
  • Historian

Also known as

  • Nathan I. Huggins
  • Nathan Irvin Huggins

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
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