List of famous historians with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

A historian may refer to any person who is involved in the study of history of a particular period of time or any other kind of social phenomenon that has occurred in the past. Historians are regarded as the authority in affairs related to history and they may be involved in many kinds of research activities of past events. In the late 19th century, the profession of a historian became one of the established professions, after many universities were delving into research work. It is very important for a historian to treat all the facts that he procures with a certain degree of objectivity and consider counter evidences that he comes across. Historians hold a significant and important position in the society as they play the role of telling the world the truth. Historians may also be involved in the research of already established facts to ascertain truth or provide other sources of information. The job of a historian is versatile and dynamic one as their work can provide many pieces of information that is hitherto unknown to the world. This collection of biographies with trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history will provide detailed information on famous historians.

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
(British)

George McGovernGeorge McGovern
(American)

Mark RutteMark Rutte
ThucydidesThucydides
(Greek)

Bartolomé de las CasasBartolomĂ© de las Casas
(Spanish)
Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
(British)

Donald TuskDonald Tusk
(Polish)

Lyudmila PavlichenkoLyudmila Pavlichenko

William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
(American)
Terry JonesTerry Jones
(British)

Gilles DeleuzeGilles Deleuze
(French)
David IrvingDavid Irving
(British)

Francis FukuyamaFrancis Fukuyama
(American)

Howard ZinnHoward Zinn
(American)

Michael IgnatieffMichael Ignatieff
(Canadian)
Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
(British)

William HagueWilliam Hague
(British)
Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
(American)

Robert K. MertonRobert K. Merton
(American)

Dan CarlinDan Carlin
(American)

Lisa JardineLisa Jardine
(British)
Simon SchamaSimon Schama
(British)

Edward GibbonEdward Gibbon
(British)
George F. KennanGeorge F. Kennan
(American)

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
(Romanian)

Isidore of SevilleIsidore of Seville
(Spanish)

David StarkeyDavid Starkey
(British)
Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
(British)

Shelby FooteShelby Foote
(American)
Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
(British)

Robert OsborneRobert Osborne
(American)

George Washington WilliamsGeorge Washington Williams
(American)

Robert FiskRobert Fisk
(British)
David EisenhowerDavid Eisenhower
(American)

Bernard LewisBernard Lewis
(British)
Henry Cabot LodgeHenry Cabot Lodge
(American)

Arnold J. ToynbeeArnold J. Toynbee
(British)

Garry WillsGarry Wills
(American)

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
(German)
Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
(German)

Karl PearsonKarl Pearson
(British)
Donald KaganDonald Kagan
(American)

Immanuel WallersteinImmanuel Wallerstein
(American)

Fernand BraudelFernand Braudel
(Brazilian,French)

Doris Kearns GoodwinDoris Kearns Goodwin
(American)
Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
(Hungarian)

Ian KershawIan Kershaw
(British)
Ivan IllichIvan Illich
(Austrian)

Drew Gilpin FaustDrew Gilpin Faust
(American)

François-René de ChateaubriandFrançois-RenĂ© de Chateaubriand
(French)

Horace WalpoleHorace Walpole
Murray BookchinMurray Bookchin
(American)

Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
(American)
Frederick Jackson TurnerFrederick Jackson Turner
(American)

Jon MeachamJon Meacham
(American)

Gertrude HimmelfarbGertrude Himmelfarb
(American)

A. J. P. TaylorA. J. P. Taylor
(British)
Leopold von RankeLeopold von Ranke
(German)

Romila ThaparRomila Thapar
(Indian)
Bill JamesBill James
(American)

David CesaraniDavid Cesarani
(British)

Nathaniel PhilbrickNathaniel Philbrick
(American)

Sebastian JungerSebastian Junger
(American)
Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
(American)

Stephen E. AmbroseStephen E. Ambrose
(American)
Eric FonerEric Foner
(American)

Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
(French)

E. H. CarrE. H. Carr
(British)

William Graham SumnerWilliam Graham Sumner
(American)
E. P. ThompsonE. P. Thompson
(British)

Michael ScheuerMichael Scheuer
(American)
Max HastingsMax Hastings
(British)

Studs TerkelStuds Terkel
(American)

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