Definition of Henson, Matthew in English:

Henson, Matthew

proper noun

  • (1866–1955), US explorer; full name Matthew Alexander Henson. He accompanied Robert Peary as his valet when their party became the first to reach the North Pole in 1909. He wrote A Negro Explorer at the North Pole (1912).

Pronunciation

Henson, Matthew

/ˈhensən/