Definition of Henson, Matthew in English:

Henson, Matthew

Syllabification: Hen·son, Matthew
Pronunciation: /ˈhensən
 
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( 1866–1955), US explorer; full name Matthew Alexander Henson. He accompanied Robert Peary as his valet when their party became the first to reach the North Pole in 1909. He wrote A Negro Explorer at the North Pole (1912).

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