Noah Webster Biography

Noah Webster was a famous American lexicographer, political writer, editor and English language spelling reformer. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, works, achievements and timeline.

Noah Webster
Quick Facts

Birthday: October 16, 1758

Nationality: American

Famous: Quotes By Noah Webster Editors

Died At Age: 84

Sun Sign: Libra

Also Known As: Noah Webster Jr.

Born in: West Hartford

Famous as: Lexicographer

political ideology: Federalist

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Rebecca Greenleaf

father: Noah Webster Sr.

mother: Mercy Steele

siblings: Abraham, Charles, Jerusha, Mercy

children: Eliza Steele Greenleaf Webster, Emily Schotten Webster, Frances Julianna Webster, Harriet Webster, Henry Bradford Greenleaf Webster, Louisa Greenleaf Webster, Mary Webster, William Greenleaf Webster

Died on: May 28, 1843

place of death: New Haven

U.S. State: Connecticut

Founder/Co-Founder: American Minerva

More Facts

education: Yale University (1778), MA, Yale University (1781),

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