David Brion Davis

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David Brion Davis (February 16, 1927 – April 14, 2019) was an American educator and historian. His works were mainly about slavery and abolition in the Western world. He was a Sterling Professor of History at Yale University, and founder and director of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He was born in Denver, Colorado.

Davis died on April 14, 2019 in Guilford, Connecticut at the age of 92.[1]

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