Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Historians, including Noam Chomsky, Michel Foucault, Niall Ferguson, Donald Tusk and William Rehnquist.
Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky

07 December 1928

American

Michel FoucaultMichel Foucault

15 October 1926

French

David McCulloughDavid McCullough

07 July 1933

American

Arthur M SchlesingerArthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

15 October 1917

American

Michael KingMichael King

15 December 1945

New Zealander

Alfredo Pareja DiezcansecoAlfredo Pareja Diezcanseco

12 October 1908

Ecuadorian

Alan John Percival TaylorAlan John Percival Taylor

25 March 1906

British

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson

18 April 1964

British

David IrvingDavid Irving

24 March 1938

British

Terry JonesTerry Jones

01 February 1942

British

Victor Davis HansonVictor Davis Hanson

05 September 1953

American

William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist

01 October 1924

American

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Robert OsborneRobert Osborne

03 May 1932

American

Gilles DeleuzeGilles Deleuze

18 January 1925

French

Dan CarlinDan Carlin

14 November 1965

American

Francis FukuyamaFrancis Fukuyama

27 October 1952

American

Mark RutteMark Rutte

14 February 1967

Dutch

William HagueWilliam Hague

26 March 1961

British

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Suzannah LipscombSuzannah Lipscomb

07 December 1978

British

David EisenhowerDavid Eisenhower

31 March 1948

American

Shelby FooteShelby Foote

17 November 1916

American

Jon MeachamJon Meacham

20 May 1969

American

Howard ZinnHoward Zinn

24 August 1922

American

George F. KennanGeorge F. Kennan

16 February 1904

American

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Bettany HughesBettany Hughes

1968 AD

British

Max BootMax Boot

12 September 1969

American

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade

13 March 1907

Romanian

Doris Kearns GoodwinDoris Kearns Goodwin

04 January 1943

American

Murray BookchinMurray Bookchin

14 January 1921

American

Benzion NetanyahuBenzion Netanyahu

25 March 1910

Israeli

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Robert K. MertonRobert K. Merton

04 July 1910

American

Michael Eric DysonMichael Eric Dyson

23 October 1958

American

Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin

06 June 1909

Latvian,British

David OwenDavid Owen

02 July 1938

British,Welsh

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt

26 September 1907

British

Simon SchamaSimon Schama

13 February 1945

British

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Bill JamesBill James

05 October 1949

American

David StarkeyDavid Starkey

03 January 1945

British

Arnold J. ToynbeeArnold J. Toynbee

14 April 1889

British

Michael ScheuerMichael Scheuer

1952 AD

American

Joseph L. GallowayJoseph L. Galloway

13 November 1941

American

Stephen E. AmbroseStephen E. Ambrose

10 January 1936

American

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Romila ThaparRomila Thapar

30 November 1931

Indian

Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild

16 May 1948

British

Sebastian JungerSebastian Junger

17 January 1962

American

Margaret MacMillanMargaret MacMillan

23 December 1943

Canadian

Ian KershawIan Kershaw

29 April 1943

British

Ramachandra GuhaRamachandra Guha

29 April 1958

Indian

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Cokie RobertsCokie Roberts

27 December 1943

American

Iris ChangIris Chang

28 March 1968

Chinese,American

Ivan IllichIvan Illich

04 September 1926

Austrian

Eric FonerEric Foner

07 February 1943

American

Robert FiskRobert Fisk

12 July 1946

British

Bernard LewisBernard Lewis

31 May 1916

British

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Immanuel WallersteinImmanuel Wallerstein

28 September 1930

American

Studs TerkelStuds Terkel

16 May 1912

American

Anne ApplebaumAnne Applebaum

25 July 1964

Polish,American

Antony BeevorAntony Beevor

14 December 1946

British

Michael IgnatieffMichael Ignatieff

12 May 1947

Canadian

Fernand BraudelFernand Braudel

24 August 1902

Brazilian,French

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Garry WillsGarry Wills

22 May 1934

American

John Julius NorwichJohn Julius Norwich

15 September 1929

British

David HalberstamDavid Halberstam

10 April 1934

American

Timothy D. SnyderTimothy D. Snyder

18 August 1969

American

Max HastingsMax Hastings

28 December 1945

British

Barbara W. TuchmanBarbara W. Tuchman

30 January 1912

American

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Richard J. EvansRichard J. Evans

29 September 1947

British

E. H. CarrE. H. Carr

28 June 1892

British

Joe Medicine CrowJoe Medicine Crow

27 October 1913

American

Drew Gilpin FaustDrew Gilpin Faust

18 September 1947

American

A. J. P. TaylorA. J. P. Taylor

25 March 1906

British

Michael ParentiMichael Parenti

1933 AD

Italian

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Mark BowdenMark Bowden

17 July 1951

American

John Henrik ClarkeJohn Henrik Clarke

01 January 1915

American

Russell KirkRussell Kirk

19 October 1918

American

William L. ShirerWilliam L. Shirer

23 February 1904

American

Alan ClarkAlan Clark

13 April 1928

British

Webster TarpleyWebster Tarpley

1947 AD

American

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Christopher BrowningChristopher Browning

22 May 1944

American

E. P. ThompsonE. P. Thompson

03 February 1924

British

Gavin MenziesGavin Menzies

14 August 1937

British