Henry Brooks Adams (1838 - 1918) - Author Collection
Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 – March 27, 1918; normally called Henry Adams) was an American journalist, historian, academic and novelist. He was the grandson and great-grandson of John Quincy Adams and John Adams, respectively. He is best known for his autobiography, The Education of Henry Adams and History of the United States During the Administration of Thomas Jefferson. He was a member of the Adams political family.