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/