Charles William Eliot
Born in

Boston, Massachusetts, The United States

March 20, 1834

Died

August 25, 1926

Gender

male

Books

About Charles William Eliot

Charles William Eliot was an American academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869. He transformed the provincial college into the preeminent American research university. Eliot served the longest term as president in the university's history.