American Transcendentalists

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Henry David Thoreau

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Leading American Transcendentalist

Ralph Waldo Emerson was a fascinating person, from his works to his influence on society. Emerson was involved in transcendentalism, literature, and philosophy.


Ralph Waldo Emerson was born on May 25, 1803 in Boston, Massachusetts, and died on April 27, 1882 in Concord, Massachusetts.