Carl Lotus Becker

Carl Lotus Becker

1873–1945

Nationality: American

Historical Period: The 20th Century and Beyond

Becker was a professor of History at Cornell University. He was one of the preeminent American historians in the first half of the 20th century and wrote a number of significant books such as his study of The Declaration of Independence 91922) and The Heavenly City of the Eightenth-Century Philosophers (1932).