Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Historians, including H. G. Wells, Friedrich Hayek, Alexis de Tocqueville, Stefan Zweig and Alfred Thayer Mahan.
Alexis de TocquevilleAlexis de Tocqueville

29 July 1805

16 April 1859

Paris, France

French

Leo

Will DurantWill Durant

05 November 1885

07 November 1981

North Adams, Massachusetts

American

Scorpio

Mahadev Govind RanadeMahadev Govind Ranade

18 January 1842

16 January 1901

Niphad

Indian

Capricorn

Henry AdamsHenry Adams

16 February 1838

27 March 1918

Boston, Massachusetts

American

Aquarius

V. Gordon ChildeV. Gordon Childe

14 April 1892

19 October 1957

Sydney

Australian

Aries

J. F. C. FullerJ. F. C. Fuller

01 September 1878

10 February 1966

Chichester, West Sussex, England

British

Virgo

Bernard BerensonBernard Berenson

26 June 1865

06 October 1959

Butrimonys, Lithuania

American

Cancer

Lord ActonLord Acton

10 January 1834

19 June 1902

Naples

Italian,British

Capricorn

Franjo RačkiFranjo Rački

25 November 1828

13 February 1894

Fužine, Croatia

Croatian

Sagittarius

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells

21 September 1866

13 August 1946

London Borough of Bromley

British

Virgo

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig

28 November 1881

23 February 1942

Vienna

British

Sagittarius

Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan

27 September 1840

01 December 1914

West Point

American

Libra

George Washington WilliamsGeorge Washington Williams

16 October 1849

02 August 1891

Bedford

American

Libra

Henry Cabot LodgeHenry Cabot Lodge

12 May 1850

09 November 1924

Boston

American

Taurus

Arnold J. ToynbeeArnold J. Toynbee

14 April 1889

22 October 1975

London

British

Aries

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler

29 May 1880

08 May 1936

Blankenburg

German

Gemini

Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder

26 October 1800

24 April 1891

Parchim

German

Scorpio

Karl PearsonKarl Pearson

27 March 1857

27 April 1936

London

British

Aries

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi

25 October 1886

23 April 1964

Vienna

Hungarian

Scorpio

Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford

19 October 1895

26 January 1990

New York City

American

Libra

Frederick Jackson TurnerFrederick Jackson Turner

14 November 1861

14 March 1932

Portage

American

Scorpio

Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison

09 July 1887

15 May 1976

Boston

American

Cancer

Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon

07 May 1841

13 December 1931

Nogent-le-Rotrou

French

Taurus

E. H. CarrE. H. Carr

28 June 1892

03 November 1982

London

British

Cancer

William Graham SumnerWilliam Graham Sumner

30 October 1840

12 April 1910

Paterson, New Jersey

American

Scorpio

Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard

29 June 1883

01 May 1950

Brookline

American

Cancer

Charles A. BeardCharles A. Beard

27 November 1874

01 September 1948

Knightstown

American

Sagittarius

Romain RollandRomain Rolland

29 January 1866

30 December 1944

Clamecy

French

Aquarius

Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau

12 June 1802

27 June 1876

Norwich

British

Gemini

Eugène Viollet-le-DucEugène Viollet-le-Duc

27 January 1814

17 September 1879

Paris

French

Aquarius

James George FrazerJames George Frazer

01 January 1854

07 May 1941

Glasgow

British

Capricorn

Jacob BurckhardtJacob Burckhardt

25 May 1818

08 August 1897

Basel

Swiss

Gemini

Johan HuizingaJohan Huizinga

07 December 1872

01 February 1945

Groningen

Sagittarius

James Truslow AdamsJames Truslow Adams

18 October 1878

18 May 1949

Brooklyn

American

Libra

Marc BlochMarc Bloch

06 July 1886

16 June 1944

Lyon

French

Cancer

Madison GrantMadison Grant

19 November 1865

30 May 1937

New York City

American

Scorpio

B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart

31 October 1895

29 January 1970

Paris

British

Scorpio

R. G. CollingwoodR. G. Collingwood

22 February 1889

09 January 1943

Cartmel Fell

British

Pisces

Archibald Gracie IVArchibald Gracie IV

17 January 1859

04 December 1912

Mobile

American

Capricorn

Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson

19 December 1875

03 April 1950

New Canton

American

Sagittarius

Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey

19 November 1833

01 October 1911

Biebrich

German

Scorpio

Domingo Faustino SarmientoDomingo Faustino Sarmiento

15 February 1811

11 September 1888

San Juan

Argentine

Aquarius

William Wells BrownWilliam Wells Brown

06 November 1814

06 November 1884

Lexington

American

Scorpio

Francis ParkmanFrancis Parkman

16 September 1823

08 November 1893

Boston

American

Virgo

George BancroftGeorge Bancroft

03 October 1800

17 January 1891

Worcester

American

Libra

Harold InnisHarold Innis

05 November 1894

08 November 1952

Otterville, Ontario

Canadian

Scorpio

Gershom ScholemGershom Scholem

05 December 1897

21 February 1982

Berlin

Israeli

Sagittarius

Henri PirenneHenri Pirenne

23 December 1862

25 October 1935

Verviers

Belgian

Capricorn

Theodor FontaneTheodor Fontane

30 December 1819

20 September 1898

Neuruppin

German

Capricorn

Prosper MériméeProsper Mérimée

28 September 1803

23 September 1870

Paris

French

Libra

Louis BlancLouis Blanc

29 October 1811

06 December 1882

Madrid

Spanish,French

Scorpio

Étienne GilsonÉtienne Gilson

13 June 1884

19 September 1978

Paris

French

Gemini

Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi

24 November 1884

23 April 1963

Poltava

Israeli

Sagittarius

Joseph JacobsJoseph Jacobs

29 August 1854

30 January 1916

Sydney

Australian

Virgo

Rahul SankrityayanRahul Sankrityayan

09 April 1893

14 April 1963

Pandaha

Indian

Aries

Anna J. CooperAnna J. Cooper

10 August 1858

27 February 1964

Raleigh

American

Leo

Hendrik Willem van LoonHendrik Willem van Loon

14 January 1882

11 March 1944

Rotterdam

American

Capricorn

Bruno BauerBruno Bauer

06 September 1809

15 April 1882

Eisenberg

German

Virgo

Pavel MilyukovPavel Milyukov

27 January 1859

31 March 1943

Moscow

Aquarius

Abraham GeigerAbraham Geiger

24 May 1810

23 October 1874

Frankfurt

German

Gemini

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre

22 July 1878

11 September 1956

Nancy

French

Cancer

Bartolomé MitreBartolomé Mitre

26 June 1821

19 January 1906

Buenos Aires

Argentine

Cancer

Heinrich von TreitschkeHeinrich von Treitschke

15 September 1834

28 April 1896

Dresden

German

Virgo

Franz RosenzweigFranz Rosenzweig

25 December 1886

10 December 1929

Kassel

German

Capricorn

Brooks AdamsBrooks Adams

24 June 1848

13 February 1927

Quincy

American

Cancer

Christian Lous LangeChristian Lous Lange

17 September 1869

11 December 1938

Stavanger

Norwegian

Virgo

Ōtori KeisukeŌtori Keisuke

14 April 1833

15 June 1911

Akamatsumura

Japanese

Aries

Albert Bushnell HartAlbert Bushnell Hart

01 July 1854

16 June 1943

Clarksville

American

Cancer

Rıza NurRıza Nur

30 August 1879

08 September 1942

Sinop

Turkish

Virgo

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