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William Ritchie Sorley (1855 - 1935)

William Ritchie Sorley (4 November 1855 – 28 July 1935) was a Scottish philosopher. A Gifford Lecturer, he was one of the British Idealist school of thinkers, with interests in ethics. William...

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Sir Robert Murray (c.1608 - 1673)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir Robert Moray (alternative spellings: Murrey, Murray) (1608 or 1609 – 4 July 1673) was a Scottish soldier, statesman, diplomat, judge, spy, freemason and na...

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay MP (1800 - 1859)

Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC (25 October 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on ...

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George Grote MP (1794 - 1871)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary George Grote (17 November 1794 – 18 June 1871) was an English political radical and classical historian. He is now best known for his major work, the voluminous ...

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David Gaub McCullough MP

David Gaub McCullough (pronounced /məˈkʌlə/; born July 7, 1933) is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and...

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Christopher Eric Hitchens MP (1949 - 2011)

Christopher Eric Hitchens (born 13 April 1949) was an English-American author and journalist whose books, essays, and journalistic career span more than four decades. He was an utterly engaging deeply ...

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William C. Hayes (1903 - 1963)

William Christopher Hayes (March 21, 1903 – July 10, 1963) was an American Egyptologist. His main fields of study were history of Egyptian art and translation/interpretation of texts. Biogra...

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Ludwig von Mises MP (1881 - 1973)

Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) by Murray N. Rothbard "Economics deals with society's fundamental problems; it concerns everyone and belongs to all. It is the main and proper study of every citizen....

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Lothrop Withington (1856 - 1915)

Lothrop Withington (January 31, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was a well-known American genealogist, historian, and book editor who was killed in the sinking of the RMS Lusitania. Born in Newburyport,...

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Lev Nikolayevich Count Tolstoy MP (1828 - 1910)

Leo Tolstoy (From Wikipedia) Leo Tolstoy, or Count Lyev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: About this sound Лeв Никола́ев...

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Gordon Park Baker (1938 - 2002)

Gordon Park Baker (born at Englewood, New Jersey, 20 April 1938; died at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, 25 June 2002) was an American-English philosopher. His topics of interest included Ludwig Wittgenste...

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William Bell Dinsmoor (1886 - 1973)

William Bell Dinsmoor, Sr. (July 29, 1886 - July 2, 1973) was an American architectural historian of classical Greece and a Columbia University professor of art and archaeology.

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Felix Adler MP (1851 - 1933)

) Felix Adler (August 13, 1851 – April 24, 1933) was a German American professor of political and social ethics, rationalist, popular lecturer, religious leader and social reformer who founded...

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Richard Hildreth (1807 - 1865)

Richard Hildreth (June 28, 1807 – July 11, 1865), was an American journalist, author and historian. He is best known for writing his six-volume History of the United States of America covering...

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Francis Bowen (1811 - 1890)

Francis Bowen (/ˈboʊən/; September 8, 1811 – January 22, 1890) was an American philosopher, writer, and educationalist. Works

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Adam Smith MP (1723 - 1790)

Adam Smith (baptised 16 June 1723 – 17 July 1790 [OS: 5 June 1723 – 17 July 1790]) was a Scottish social philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. One of the key figures of the Sc...

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Thomas Cogswell Upham (1799 - 1872)

Thomas Upham (January 30, 1799 – April 2, 1872) was an American philosopher, psychologist, pacifist, poet, author, and educator. He was an important figure in the holiness movement. He becam...

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Prof. Dr. Friedrich Nietzsche MP (1844 - 1900)

Nietzsche Wikipedia - German Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. He wrote several...

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H. Stuart Hughes (1916 - 1999)

Henry Stuart Hughes (May 16, 1916 New York City – October 21, 1999 La Jolla, California) was an American historian, professor, and activist; he also advocated the application of psychoanalysis...

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A.B.C. Whipple (1918 - 2013)

Addison Beecher Colvin ("Cal") Whipple (July 15, 1918 – March 17, 2013) was an American journalist, editor, historian and author. He was born in Glens Falls, N.Y., on July 15, 1918, and spent ...

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Hans Jonas MP (1903 - 1993)

Hans Jonas (May 10, 1903 – February 5, 1993) was a German-born philosopher who was, from 1955 to 1976, Alvin Johnson Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York C...

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Théodore Salomon von Reinach MP (1860 - 1928)

Théodore Reinach (July 3, 1860 – October 28, 1928) was a French archaeologist, mathematician, lawyer, papyrologist, philologist, epigrapher, historian, numismatist, musicologist, profes...

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Ernst Bloch MP (1885 - 1977)

Sources: Bernhard Kukatzki about Ernst Bloch's ancestry (in German): Ernst Bloch (German: [ˈɛʁnst ˈblɔx], July 8, 1885 – August 4, 1977) was a Germ...

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Dr. Robert von Heine-Geldern MP (1885 - 1968)

Robert Baron (Freiherr) von Heine-Geldern (July 16, 1885 - May 25/26, 1968), often known as Robert Heine-Geldern, was a noted Austrian ethnologist, ancient historian, and archaeologist, and a grandne...

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Pierre Vidal-Naquet MP (1930 - 2006)

Pierre Emmanuel Vidal-Naquet (French: [vidal nakɛ]; 23 July 1930 – 29 July 2006) was a French historian who began teaching at the École des hautes études en sciences socia...

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Oscar Handlin MP (1915 - 2011)

Oscar Handlin (September 29, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York – September 20, 2011 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American historian. As a professor of history at Harvard University for over 50...

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Walter Ullmann, FBA MP (1910 - 1983)

Walter Ullmann FBA was born on November 29, 1910, in Pulkau, Austria and died January 18, 1983, Cambridge, UK. He was an Austrian-Jewish scholar, who settled in the United Kingdom after leaving Austria...

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Gershom (Gerhard) Scholem MP (1897 - 1982)

G. Scholem, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Gerhard Scholem who, after his immigration from Germany to Palestine, changed his name to Gershom Scholem (Hebrew: גרשם &#x...

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Daniel Halévy MP (1872 - 1962)

Daniel Halévy (12 December 1872 – 4 February 1962) was a French historian. Contents [show] Life[edit] The son of Ludovic Halévy, Daniel was born in and died in Paris. His famil...

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Sidney Hook MP (1902 - 1989)

Sidney Hook (December 20, 1902 – July 12, 1989) was an American philosopher of the Pragmatist school known for his contributions to the philosophy of history, the philosophy of education, poli...

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Charles Ephrussi (1849 - 1905)

Charles Ephrussi (24 December 1849 – 30 September 1905) was a Jewish-French art critic, art historian, and art collector. He also was a part-owner (from 1885) and then editor (from 1894) as we...

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Julien Benda MP (1867 - 1956)

Julien Benda (December 26, 1867 Paris – June 7, 1956) was a French philosopher and novelist. Born into a Jewish family, Benda became a master of French belles-lettres. Yet he believed that sci...

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Alfred Einstein MP (1881 - 1952)

Professor Alfred Einstein (PhD.) was a German-American musicologist and music editor. He is best known for being the editor of the first major revision of the Köchel catalogue of the works of ...

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Tony Judt (1948 - 2010)

Tony Robert Judt, FBA (/dʒʌt/ jut; 2 January 1948 – 6 August 2010)[1] was a British historian, essayist, and university professor who specialized in European history. Judt moved ...

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Emmanuel Levinas MP (1906 - 1995)

Emmanuel Levinas (French: [leviˈna, leviˈnas]; 12 January 1906 – 25 December 1995) was a French philosopher and Talmudic commentator of Lithuanian Jewish origin. [edit] Life ...

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Guido Kisch, Dr.jur., Dr.rer.pol. MP (1889 - 1985)

Kisch, Guido (1889–1985), lawyer and historian. Guido Kisch (son of Rabbi Alexander Kisch and an older brother to noted medical scholar Bruno Kisch) was born in Prague; he studied law at the Ger...

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Yeshayahu Leibowitz, ‎ MP (1903 - 1994)

Yeshayahu Leibowitz (Hebrew: ‫ישעיהו ליבוביץ‬‎ 1903–1994) was an Israeli philosoph...

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Israel Zinberg MP (1873 - c.1939)

Tsinberg, Yisroel (1873–1939), historian of Jewish literature; chemist. Yisroel Tsinberg, also known as Sergei Lazarevich Tsinberg (often spelled Zinberg in English sources), received a tradit...

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Theodor Lessing MP (1872 - 1933)

cf.: &: Theodor Lessing (February 8, 1872, Hanover – August 31, 1933, Marienbad) was a German Jewish philosopher.

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Abram Leon Sachar, HIstorian MP (1899 - 1993)

Abram L. Sachar Abram Leon Sachar (February 15, 1899 – July 24, 1993) was an American historian and founding president of Brandeis University. Contents [hide] 1 Early life and education 2 ...

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Peter Beer MP (1758 - c.1838)

Beer, Peter (ca. 1758–1838), educator, historian, and religious reformer. Peter Beer was born in Nový Bydžov (Neu-Bidschow), Bohemia, to a middle-class family. He received a tr...

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Georg Simmel MP (1858 - 1918)

Georg Simmel (German: [ˈzɪməl]; 1 March 1858 – 28 September 1918) was a German sociologist, philosopher, and critic. Simmel was one of the first generation of German soc...

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David Cassel MP (1818 - 1893)

David Cassel (March 7, 1818 – January 22, 1893) was a German historian and Jewish theologian. Life[edit] Cassel was born in Gross-Glogau, a city in Prussian Silesia with a large Jewish commu...

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Emily Elvira Solis-Cohen MP (1886 - 1969)

EMILYSOLIS-COHEN 1886 – 1966 by Arthur Kiron Prize-winning poet, author, translator, historian, and communal leader Emily Solis-Cohen was born on March 20, 1886, into one of Philadelphia...

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Harry Bresslau MP (1848 - 1926)

from: Bresslau believed in the possibility of the complete assimilation of German Jewry through an open affirmation of the ideal of German Nationhood. Thus he was one of the examples whom Treitschke ...

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David Hume MP (1711 - 1776)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Hume Born 7 May 1711(1711-05-07) Edinburgh, Scotland Died 25 August 1776(1776-08-25) (aged 65) Edinburgh, Scotland Era 18th-century philosophy Region Wes...

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Worthington C. Ford (1858 - 1941)

Worthington Chauncey Ford (February 15, 1858 – March 7, 1941) was an American historian and editor of a number of collections of documents from early American history. He served in a variety o...

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John R. Commons (1862 - 1945)

John Rogers Commons (/ˈkɑːmənz/; 1862–1945) was an American institutional economist, progressive and labor historian at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. ...

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Willard Van Orman Quine (1908 - 2000)

Willard Van Orman Quine (/kwaɪn/; June 25, 1908 – December 25, 2000) (known to intimates as "Van") was an American philosopher and logician in the analytic tradition. From 1930 until hi...

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C. Martin Wilbur (1908 - 1997)

C. Martin Wilbur (1907–1997) was the George Sansom Professor of Chinese History at Columbia University from 1947 to 1976. Life Born in Dayton, Ohio, Wilbur went at an early age with his pare...

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David M. Potter (1910 - 1971)

David Morris Potter (6 December 1910 – 18 February 1971) was an American historian of the South. He was born in Augusta, Georgia, and graduated from Emory University in 1932. At Yale he worked...

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Dumas Malone (1892 - 1986)

Dumas Malone (January 10, 1892 – December 27, 1986) was an American historian, biographer, and editor noted for his six-volume biography on Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson and His Time, for which ...

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Leonard D. White (1891 - 1958)

Leonard Dupee White (January 17, 1891 – February 23, 1958) was an American historian who specialized in public administration in the United States. His technique was to study administration in...

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Susanne Langer (1895 - 1985)

Susanne Katherina Langer (née Knauth) (December 20, 1895 – July 17, 1985) was an American philosopher of mind and of art, who was influenced by Ernst Cassirer and Alfred North Whitehead...

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William L. Langer (1896 - 1977)

William Leonard Langer (March 16, 1896 – December 26, 1977) was the chairman of the history department at Harvard University, He was on leave during World War II as head of the Research and An...

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Clinton Rossiter (1917 - 1970)

Clinton Rossiter (1917–1970) was a historian and political scientist who taught at Cornell University from 1947 until his suicide in 1970. He wrote The American Presidency along with 20 other ...

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Eric F. Goldman (1915 - 1989)

Eric Frederick Goldman, (born June 17, 1915, Washington, D.C., U.S.—died Feb. 19, 1989, Princeton, N.J.), American historian, author, and special advisor to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 19...

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C. Vann Woodward (1908 - 1999)

Comer Vann Woodward (November 13, 1908 – December 17, 1999) was a preeminent American historian focusing primarily on the American South and race relations. He was considered, along with Richa...

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Arthur N. Holcombe (1884 - 1977)

Arthur Norman Holcombe (born November 3, 1884 Winchester, Massachusetts - December 9, 1977) was an American historian, and educator. Life He received a BA at Harvard University in 1906 and a Ph.D...

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Herbert Eugene Bolton (1870 - 1953)

Herbert Eugene Bolton (July 20, 1870 – January 30, 1953) was an American historian who pioneered the study of the Spanish-American borderlands and was a prominent authority on Spanish American...

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Lawrence H. Gipson (1880 - 1971)

Lawrence Henry Gipson (1880 – September 26, 1971) was an American historian, who won the 1950 Bancroft Prize and the 1962 Pulitzer Prize for History for volumes of his magnum opus, the fifteen...

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Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison MP (1887 - 1976)

Samuel Eliot Morison , Rear Admiral, United States Naval Reserve (July 9, 1887 – May 15, 1976) was an American historian noted for his works of maritime history that were both authoritative an...

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Bernard DeVoto (1897 - 1955)

Bernard Augustine DeVoto (January 11, 1897 – November 13, 1955) was an American historian and author who specialized in the history of the American West. Life and work He was born in Ogden...

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Allan Nevins (1890 - 1971)

Joseph Allan Nevins (May 20, 1890 – March 5, 1971) was an American historian and journalist, renowned for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies of such figures...

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Louis R. Harlan (1922 - 2010)

Louis Rudolph Harlan (July 13, 1922 – January 22, 2010) was an American academic historian who wrote a two-volume biography of the African-American educator and social leader Booker T. Washing...

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George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne MP (1685 - 1753)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary George Berkeley (12 March 1685 – 14 January 1753), also known as Bishop Berkeley (Bishop of Cloyne) , was an Irish philosopher whose primary achievement was the ...

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Claude Lévi-Strauss MP (1908 - 2009)

Claude Levi Strauss - Wikipedia French Anthropologue et ethnologue Français Claude Lévi-Strauss (28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) was a French anthropologist and ethnologi...

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Christian Anton Philipp Knorr von Rosenroth MP (1636 - 1689)

Knorr von Rosenroth (July 15/16, 1636 – May 4, 1689) was a German Christian Hebraist and Christian Cabalist born at Alt-Raudten, today Stara Rudna in Silesia. After having completed his studies ...

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Henri de Boulainvilliers MP (1658 - 1722)

Anne Gabriel Henri Bernard, comte de Boulainvilliers , comte de Saint-Saire, né à Saint-Saire le 11 octobre 1658 et mort à Paris le 23 janvier 1722, est un historien et astrologue ...

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Denis Diderot MP (1713 - 1784)

Denis Diderot , né le 5 octobre 1713 à Langres et mort le 31 juillet 1784 à Paris, est un écrivain, philosophe et encyclopédiste français des Lumières, ...

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Jean Calvin MP (1509 - 1564)

John Calvin was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism. (...

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Dr. Emmet Starr MP (1870 - 1930)

Death of Dr. Emmet Starr From the Claremore Progress, of February 6, 1930: A man familiar with the early days in Claremore, a student, is dead. Reference is made to Dr. Emmet Starr who was found de...

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Beaumarchais MP (1732 - 1799)

Pierre - Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais , né le 24 janvier 1732 à Paris où il est mort le 18 mai 1799 ; homme d'affaires français, musicien, poète et dramaturge, il e...

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Karl Renner MP (1870 - 1950)

Karl Renner (14 December 1870 – 31 December 1950) was an Austrian politician of the Social Democratic Party. He is called the Father of the Republic because he headed the first government in Ger...

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Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England and Saint MP (1477 - 1535)

Sir Thomas More ( 7 February 1477 to“ 6 July 1535), known by Catholics as Saint Thomas More since 1935, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humani...

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Georges Picot (1838 - 1909)

Georges Marie René Picot (December 24, 1838 – August 16, 1909) was a French lawyer and historian. Born in Paris, son of Charles Picot (Orléans, August 4, 1795 – Paris, Jan...

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Arthur Schopenhauer MP (1788 - 1860)

Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation (German: Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung), in...

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Victor Ehrenberg (1891 - 1976)

Victor Ehrenberg (November 22, 1891, Altona, Hamburg–January 25, 1976, London) was a German historian. He was the younger brother of Hans Ehrenberg and the nephew of the jurist Victor Ehrenberg....

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Sir Geoffrey Rudolf Elton (1921 - 1994)

Sir Geoffrey Rudolph Elton (17 August 1921 – 3 December 1994) was a historian, born in Germany but as an adult a naturalized British citizen. He wrote primarily about the Tudor period. Elton w...

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Sir Bernard Arthur Owen Williams MP (1929 - 2003)

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Sir Ian Kershaw MP

Sir Ian Kershaw, FBA ...(born 29 April 1943) is a British historian and author whose work has chiefly focused on the social history of 20th century Germany. He is regarded by many as one of the world...

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Harold J. Grimm (1901 - 1983)

Professor Harold J. Grimm (1901 – 1983) was an academic, historian and writer and an expert on the Reformation. Born in Saginaw in Michigan in 1901, Grimm gained his PhD at Ohio State Univer...

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Carlton J. H. Hayes (1882 - 1964)

Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes (May 16, 1882 – September 2, 1964) was an American educator, diplomat, and academic. A student of European history, he was a specialist on the study of nationalism...

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João de Barros, o Grande MP (1496 - 1570)

João de Barros, chamado o Grande ou o Tito Lívio Português, (Viseu, c. 1496 — Pombal, Ribeira de Alitém, 20 de Outubro de 1570) é geralmente considerado o prim...

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Robert Neelly Bellah MP (1927 - 2013)

Robert Neelly Bellah (February 23, 1927 – July 30, 2013) was an American sociologist, and the Elliott Professor of Sociology, as well as Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berke...

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Arno Lustiger MP (1924 - 2012)

Arno Lustiger (May 7, 1924 – May 15, 2012) was a German historian and author of Jewish origin. Lustiger made significant contributions to research and document the history of Jewish resistance u...

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Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

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Hubert Howe Bancroft, (Historian) (c.1832 - 1918)

Hubert Howe Bancroft was born on 5 May 1832 in Granville, Ohio. He became a self made millionaire through a San Francisco based publishing business. After becoming independently wealthy, he devoted h...

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Max Weber MP (1864 - 1920)

Maximilian Karl Emil "Max" Weber (German: [ˈmaks ˈveːbɐ]; 21 April 1864 – 14 June 1920) was a German sociologist, philosopher, and political economist whose ideas inf...

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Charles Kendall Adams (1835 - 1902)

Charles Kendall Adams (January 24, 1835 – July 26, 1902) was an American educator and historian. He served as the second president of Cornell University from 1885 until 1892, and as president ...

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Walter Prescott Webb (1888 - 1963)

Walter Prescott Webb (April 3, 1888 – March 8, 1963) was a 20th-century U.S. historian and author noted for his groundbreaking historical work on the American West. As president of the Texas S...

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Kemp Plummer Battle (1831 - 1919)

Kemp Plummer Battle (December 19, 1831 – February 4, 1919) served as North Carolina State Treasurer and as president of the University of North Carolina in the nineteenth century. Battle gra...

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Warren H. Carroll (1932 - 2011)

Dr. Warren H. Carroll (24 March 1932 – 17 July 2011) was a leading conservative Catholic historian and author, and the founder of Christendom College. Biography The son of Herbert Allen Ca...

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Tyler Dennett (1883 - 1949)

Tyler Dennett (June 13, 1883, Spencer, Wisconsin – December 29, 1949) was an American historian and educator. He is best known for his book John Hay (1933), for which he won the 1934 Pulitzer ...

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Mary Ritter Beard (1876 - 1958)

Mary Ritter Beard (August 5, 1876, Indianapolis, Indiana – August 14, 1958) was an American historian and archivist, who played an important role in the women's suffrage movement and was a lif...

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Charles Austin Beard (1874 - 1948)

Charles Austin Beard (November 27, 1874 – September 1, 1948) was, with Frederick Jackson Turner, one of the most influential American historians of the first half of the 20th century. He publi...

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Richard Wall Lyman (1923 - 2012)

Richard Wall Lyman (October 18, 1923 – May 27, 2012), the seventh president of Stanford University, was an American educator, historian, and professor.

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