Capt. Alfred Thayer Mahan (USA)

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Alfred Thayer Mahan

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: West Point, N.Y
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Prof. Dennis H. Mahan, AM, LLD, (USMA) and Mary Helena Mahan
Husband of Ellen Lyle Mahan
Father of Helen Evans Mahan; Helen Evans Mahan; Ellen Kuhn Mahan; Ellen Kuhn Mahan; Lyle Evans Mahan and 1 other
Brother of Capt. Frederick A. Mahan and Dennis Hart Mahan, Jr.

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About Capt. Alfred Thayer Mahan (USA)

Alfred Thayer Mahan was a United States naval officer and historian, whom John Keegan called "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century." His book the The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660–1783 (1890) won immediate recognition, especially in Europe, and with its successor, The Influence of Sea Power Upon the French Revolution and Empire, 1793-1812 (1892), made him world famous and perhaps the most influential American author of the nineteenth century.

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Capt. Alfred Thayer Mahan (USA)'s Timeline

West Point, N.Y
August 6, 1873
Age 33
Age 33
July 10, 1877
Age 37
Age 37
February 12, 1881
Age 41
Age 74