Category:Hiram Bingham (born 1875)

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Hiram Bingham, formally Hiram Bingham III, (19 November 1875 – 6 June 1956) was an academic, explorer, treasure hunter and politician from the United States. He made public the existence of the Quechua citadel of Machu Picchu in 1911 with the guidance of local Indigenous farmers. Later, Bingham served as a member of the United States Senate.