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Famous Transcendentalists
Influential, Notable, Celebrity Adherents of Transcendentalism

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- Famous Unitarians
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson - essayist, author, leading exponent of Transcendentalism
  • Henry David Thoreau - poet, essayist, abolitionist; best known for Walden
  • Walt Whitman - American poet (Leaves of Grass, etc.), humanist
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne - immensely influential 19th-century American novelist
  • Herman Melville - influential novelist, author of Moby-Dick
  • Amos Bronson Alcott - noted teacher, author and Utopian; founder of the Fruitlands; father of children's author Louisa May Alcott
  • William Ellery Channing - poet (nephew and namesake of leading Unitarian preacher Dr. William Ellery Channing)
  • Margaret Fuller - (1810-1850) journalist, women's rights activist
  • Orestes Brownson - (1803-1876) New England intellectual, activist, preacher and labor organizer; best known for his affiliation with the New England Transcendentalists
  • Frederick Henry Hedge - New England Unitarian minister who became the founder of the Transcendental Club and active in the development of Transcendentalism
  • Theodore Parker - (1810-1860) reformer in the Unitarian church, and an influential Transcendentalist
  • George Putnam - Unitarian minister who was co-founder of the famous Transcendental Club


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