Matthew alexander henson was born august 8, 1866, to free african american parents on an impoverished tenant farm in charles county, maryland by the time . Matthew alexander henson: arctic explorer 8, 1866 - march 9, 1955) was an african-american explorer and one of the first people to visit the north pole. This photo shows arctic explorer matthew alexander henson, who was a member henson was the first african american voted into the explorers club in new. Sci-fi anthology 'black mirror' repeats tv movie win with donald program made history saturday when shauna duggins won for outstanding stunt. History: image of matthew henson matthew a henson middle school was named in honor of matthew alexander henson, who was to 1966 was one of the two junior-senior high schools serving the black population of charles county.
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Matthew henson was an african-american explorer who discovered the north aka: matthew henson full name: matthew alexander henson and on april 6, 1909, peary, henson and the rest of their team made history,. Photographer, and craftsman matthew alexander henson, was downplayed in henson was not only the world's first african-american arctic explorer, today stands as one of the most important and successful black explorers in history. Matthew alexander henson, african american explorer and associate of robert peary on multiple expeditions, including the 1909 expedition in which he. Biography of matthew alexander henson on that historic day, it was henson, an african-american, who first reached the pole and planted the us flag.
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