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)

Lyudmila PavlichenkoLyudmila Pavlichenko
David IrvingDavid Irving
(British)
Terry JonesTerry Jones
(British)

Dan CarlinDan Carlin
(American)
Isidore of SevilleIsidore of Seville
(Spanish)
ThucydidesThucydides
(Greek)

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson
(British)
William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
(American)
Donald TuskDonald Tusk
(Polish)

George McGovernGeorge McGovern
(American)
Suzannah LipscombSuzannah Lipscomb
(British)
Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
(British)

Sebastian JungerSebastian Junger
(American)
Howard ZinnHoward Zinn
(American)
Bettany HughesBettany Hughes
(British)

Gilles DeleuzeGilles Deleuze
(French)
Shelby FooteShelby Foote
(American)
David EisenhowerDavid Eisenhower
(American)

Francis FukuyamaFrancis Fukuyama
(American)
William HagueWilliam Hague
(British)
Robert OsborneRobert Osborne
(American)

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
(British)
Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
(American)
Cokie RobertsCokie Roberts
(American)

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
(Romanian)
Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
(German)
Mark RutteMark Rutte

George F. KennanGeorge F. Kennan
(American)
Edward GibbonEdward Gibbon
(British)
Iris ChangIris Chang
(Chinese,American)

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
(German)
Henry Cabot LodgeHenry Cabot Lodge
(American)
Doris Kearns GoodwinDoris Kearns Goodwin
(American)

Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
(British)
Robert K. MertonRobert K. Merton
(American)
Max BootMax Boot
(American)

Victor Davis HansonVictor Davis Hanson
(American)
Drew Gilpin FaustDrew Gilpin Faust
(American)
Joseph L. GallowayJoseph L. Galloway
(American)

Murray BookchinMurray Bookchin
(American)
Simon SchamaSimon Schama
(British)
Stephen E. AmbroseStephen E. Ambrose
(American)

Bill JamesBill James
(American)
David StarkeyDavid Starkey
(British)
Karl PearsonKarl Pearson
(British)

Arnold J. ToynbeeArnold J. Toynbee
(British)
Thomas GrayThomas Gray
(British)
Anne ApplebaumAnne Applebaum
(Polish,American)

Ian KershawIan Kershaw
(British)
Horace WalpoleHorace Walpole
Michael Eric DysonMichael Eric Dyson
(American)

Ramachandra GuhaRamachandra Guha
(Indian)
Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
(Hungarian)
Benzion NetanyahuBenzion Netanyahu
(Israeli)

Archibald Gracie IVArchibald Gracie IV
(American)
Bernard LewisBernard Lewis
(British)
David OwenDavid Owen
(British,Welsh)

Studs TerkelStuds Terkel
(American)
Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
(British)
Ivan IllichIvan Illich
(Austrian)

Frederick Jackson TurnerFrederick Jackson Turner
(American)
A. J. P. TaylorA. J. P. Taylor
(British)
Eric FonerEric Foner
(American)

Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson
(American)
Immanuel WallersteinImmanuel Wallerstein
(American)
Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
(American)

Timothy D. SnyderTimothy D. Snyder
(American)
David HalberstamDavid Halberstam
(American)
Robert FiskRobert Fisk
(British)

Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
(British)
Romila ThaparRomila Thapar
(Indian)
Antony BeevorAntony Beevor
(British)

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