Henry David Thoreau
#271 Overall Influence

Henry David Thoreau

American poet, essayist, naturalist, and abolitionist

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Henry David Thoreau was an American naturalist, essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay “Civil Disobedience” , an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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#61 World Rank #10 USA Rank
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#185 World Rank #47 USA Rank
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#618 World Rank #214 USA Rank
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