Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin
Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin (February 13, 1837 – July 19, 1914) was an American statesman.
His parents were American missionaries in Greece. Born in Argos, Greece, but then educated in the United States, he pursued careers as a journalist, author, and diplomat. In 1883, he was appointed as the first American Minister to Persia, a post he occupied for two years.
It was he who first drafted the diplomatic code used by the American legation in Persia.
- Lorentz, J.: Historical Dictionary of Iran, 1995. ISBN 0-8108-2994-0.
- Olsen, T.: S. G. W. Benjamin, Thomson-Gale 2005/06. URL last accessed 2007-02-20.
- Political Graveyard: Benjamin, Samuel Greene Wheeler. URL last accessed 2007-02-20.
- Works by S.G.W. Benjamin at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about S.G.W. Benjamin at Internet Archive
- Works by or about Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin at Internet Archive
- Hudson River school visions: the landscapes of Sanford R. Gifford, an exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (fully available online as PDF), which contains material on Benjamin (see index)
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