David Brion Davis
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.