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September 9, 1922|
Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||August 7, 2020
Belmont, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||Williams College
|Awards||Pulitzer Prize for History (1968, 1987)
Bancroft Prize (1968)
|Doctoral students||Gordon S. Wood, Pauline Maier|
Bernard Bailyn (9 September 1922 – 7 August 2020) was an American historian, author, and professor specializing in U.S. Colonial and Revolutionary-era History. He was a professor at Harvard University from 1953 until his death. Bailyn won the Pulitzer Prize for History twice (in 1968 and 1987).
In 1998 the National Endowment for the Humanities selected him for the Jefferson Lecture. He was a recipient of the 2010 National Humanities Medal.
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