Edwin O. Reischauer
Edwin O. Reischauer was born as U.S. citizens in Tokyo and studied at Harvard University. Together with George M. McCune, he developed the McCune - Reischauer romanization for the Korean language. From 1961 to 1966, Reischauer Ambassador of the United States in Japan. 1967 awarded him the Keio University honorary doctorate.
Reischauer was director of the Harvard - Yenching Institute and Chairman of the Department of Far Eastern Languages ( Department of Far Eastern Languages). He founded the Japan Institute of Harvard University, which was renamed in his honor in 1985 Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.