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Currently, William H. Prescott is 226 years, 10 months and 18 days old. William H. Prescott will celebrate 227rd birthday on a Thursday 4th of May 2023. Below we countdown to William H. Prescott upcoming birthday.
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|Born||May 4, 1796 (MA)|
William H. Prescott’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.
William H. Prescott was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Nineteenth-century American historian and author whose most famous works include The History of the Conquest of Mexico (1843) and The History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic (1837). His works focus primarily on Hispanic military and political history.
He began studying at Harvard when he was just fifteen years old. He commenced research for his first major work, The History of Ferdinand and Isabella, in the mid 1820s.
He is known as the first American scientific historian.
He and his wife, Susan Amory Prescott, had four children. Their first daughter, Catherine, died at the age of five, and their son, William Gardiner Prescott, studied at Harvard and became a Boston-based attorney.
Like Prescott, Francis Van Wyck Mason was also a historian from Massachusetts.