On this Day: April 27, 1882 | Death of Ralph Waldo Emerson

27 April 1882: Death of Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet and philosopher (b. 1803) (Source) Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882),[7] who went by his middle name Waldo, was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion …

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