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Laurence Bergreen (born Feb 4, 1950) is a historian and biographer living in New York City. His books have been published in more than twenty languages worldwide. Bergreen's biographies have received numerous awards and he has written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek and Esquire. He taught at The New School in New York, and served as Assistant to the President of The Paley Center for Media. Bergreen frequently lectures at major universities and symposiums, and is a Featured Historian for The History Channel.
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In 2007, Bergreen was asked by NASA to name some geological features surrounding the Victoria crater on Mars, based on places Ferdinand Magellan visited and inspired by Bergreen's narrative history, Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe, (HarperCollins, 2003). In 2008, Bergreen was a keynote speaker at NASA's 50th anniversary event in Washington, D.C.. He is currently at work on an account of the four voyages of Christopher Columbus. In September 2010, Bergreen will be a guest lecturer for the opening of the map exhibition, "Strait Through: Magellan to Cook and the Pacific" at Princeton University.