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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 (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 - c.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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Pres. Kemp P. Battle, UNC Chapel Hill (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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Charles McLean Andrews (1863 - 1943)

Charles McLean Andrews (February 22, 1863 – September 9, 1943) was one of the most distinguished American historians of his time as a leading authority on American colonial history. He wrote 1...

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De Alva S. Alexander (1846 - 1925)

De Alva Stanwood Alexander (July 17, 1846 – January 30, 1925) was an American journalist, lawyer, historian, and member of the United States House of Representatives. Biography Alexander w...

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Albert J. Beveridge, U.S. Senator (1862 - 1927)

Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (October 6, 1862 – April 27, 1927) was an American historian and United States Senator from Indiana. Early years Albert J. Beveridge was born on October 6, 1862 i...

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Frederick William Maitland (1850 - 1906)

" Frederick W.Maitland ", Westminster Abbey Wikipedia contributors. " Frederic William Maitland ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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John Stuart Mill MP (1806 - 1873)

John Stuart Mill Wikipedia Bio Biographical Summary Mill, John Stuart . 20/05/1806-09/05/1873. Ref: 1058. Male. Place of Birth: 13 Rodney Street, Pentonville, London. Place of Death: Avigno...

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Edward Perkins Channing (1856 - 1931)

Edward Perkins Channing (June 15, 1856 – January 7, 1931) was an American historian and an author of a monumental History of the United States in six volumes, for which he won the 1926 Pulitze...

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Damaris Cudworth MP (1659 - 1708)

from Wikipedia Damaris Cudworth Masham (18 January 1659 – 20 April 1708) was an English philosopher. She was the daughter of Cambridge Platonist philosopher Ralph Cudworth and a friend of John...

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Dr. Ralph Cudworth MP (1617 - 1688)

Ralph Cudworth (1617 – 26 June 1688) was an English philosopher, the leader of the Cambridge Platonists. Born at Aller, Somerset, he was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, gaining his ...

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Vinko Foretić MP (1901 - 1986)

Foretić, Vinko, hrv. povjesničar i arhivist (Korčula, 2. VIII. 1901 – Dubrovnik, 17. VII. 1986). Studirao povijest i zemljopis u Pragu, Beču i Zagrebu, gdje je 19...

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Petar Kanavelić (Pietro de Canavellis) MP (1637 - 1719)

Petar Kanavelić (Kanavelović, Kanaveli, Canaveli, Canavelli, De Canavellis), ć poet and dramatist (Korcula, 27 December. 1637 - Korcula, January 16, 1719). In Korcula attended ...

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Andrzej Maksymilian Fredro h. Bończa (c.1620 - 1679)

Andrzej Maksymilian Fredro z Pleszowic, herbu Bończa, ps. Błażej Lipowski (ur. ok. 1620 w ziemi przemyskiej, zm. 25 kwietnia 1679 w Przemyślu) – dworzanin król...

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Hermann Cohen MP (1842 - 1918)

Hermann Cohen (4 July 1842 – 4 April 1918) was a German-Jewish philosopher, one of the founders of the Marburg School of Neo-Kantianism, and he is often held to be "probably the most important J...

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Ernst Alfred Cassirer MP (1874 - 1945)

Ernst Cassirer Wikipedia - French Ernst Cassirer (July 28, 1874 – April 13, 1945) was a German philosopher. Trained within the Neo-Kantian Marburg School, he initially followed his mentor He...

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Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille MP (1897 - 1962)

Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille 10 September 1897 – 9 July 1962) was a French intellectual and literary figure working in literature, anthropology, philosophy, economy, sociology and hist...

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Jacques Marie Émile Lacan MP (1901 - 1981)

Family Tree Chart Lacan and Language Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981) was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called "the most controver...

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Harold James Ruthven Murray (1868 - 1955)

Harold James Ruthven Murray (24 June 1868 – 16 May 1955) was an English educationalist, inspector of schools, and prominent chess historian. He was the first to publish the theory that chess o...

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Rev. Thomas M. Lindsay, DD (c.1843 - c.1914)

Thomas Martin Lindsay (1843–1914) was a Scottish historian, professor and principal of the Free Church College, Glasgow. He wrote chiefly on church history, his major works including Luther ...

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John Patrick Douglas Balfour, 3rd Baron Kinross (1904 - 1976)

John Patrick Douglas Balfour, 3rd Baron Kinross (1904–1976) was a Scottish historian and writer noted for his biography of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and other works on Islamic history. He...

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George Hilton Jones III (1924 - 2008)

George Hilton Jones, III, D. Phil (Oxon) (1924–2008) was an American Rhodes Scholar, historian, college professor, and author of numerous works on English history. Early life Jones was the...

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Clarence H. Haring (1885 - 1960)

Clarence Henry Haring (born 9 February 1885 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - died 4 September 1960 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an important historian of Latin America and the pioneer who initiate...

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Peter W. Fay (1924 - 2004)

Peter Ward Fay (1924 – 18 January 2004) was a noted historian and authority on India and China. He was a professor at the California Institute of Technology from 1955 until his retirement in 1...

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Gordon A. Craig (1913 - 2005)

Gordon Alexander Craig (November 13, 1913 – October 30, 2005) was a Scottish-American historian of German history and of diplomatic history. Early life Craig was born in Glasgow. In 1925 h...

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James Ford Rhodes (1848 - 1927)

James Ford Rhodes (May 1, 1848 – January 22, 1927), was an American industrialist and historian born in Cleveland, Ohio. Early life Rhodes attended New York University, beginning in 1865, ...

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Margaret Kernochan Leech (1893 - 1974)

Margaret Kernochan Leech (November 7, 1893 – February 24, 1974), also known as Margaret Pulitzer, was an American historian and fiction writer. She who the Pulitzer Prize for History both in 1...

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Frederick Jackson Turner (1861 - 1932)

Frederick Jackson Turner (November 14, 1861 – March 14, 1932) was an American historian in the early 20th century, based at the University of Wisconsin until 1910, and then at Harvard. He trai...

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David M. Ludlum (1910 - 1997)

David McWilliams Ludlum (December 3, 1910 – May 23, 1997) was an American historian, meteorologist, entrepreneur, and author. He was the founder of the only magazine in the U.S. about weathe...

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Géza Vermes MP (1924 - 2013)

Géza Vermes or Vermès (22 June 1924 – 8 May 2013) was a noted authority on the Dead Sea Scrolls and ancient works in Aramaic such as the Targums, and on the life and religion of Je...

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Marshall Howard Berman MP (1940 - 2013)

Marshall Howard Berman ((November 24, 1940 – September 11, 2013) "an author, academic, philosopher and lyrical defender of modernism, Karl Marx and his native New York City, died on Wednesday in...

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John Willard Toland (1912 - 2004)

) removed. (June 2007) John Willard Toland (June 29, 1912 – January 4, 2004) was an American author and historian. He is best known for his bestselling biography of Adolf Hitler and for his ...

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Scott Milross Buchanan (1895 - 1968)

Scott Milross Buchanan (March 17, 1895 – March 25, 1968) was an American philosopher, educator, and foundation consultant. He is best known as the founder of the Great Books program at St. Joh...

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George Bancroft, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1800 - 1891)

George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national level. ...

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Frederic Bancroft (1860 - 1945)

Frederic Bancroft (1860 - 1945) was a historian, author, and librarian. Biography He was born in Galesburg, Illinois and was graduated with an A.B. from Amherst College and received a Ph. D. from...

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Herbert Baxter Adams (1850 - 1901)

Herbert Baxter Adams (April 16, 1850 – July 30, 1901) was an American educator and historian. Biography Adams was born to Nathaniel Dickinson Adams and Harriet (Hastings) Adams in Shutesbu...

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Preserved Smith (1880 - 1941)

Preserved Smith (1880-07-22 – 1941-05-15) was an American historian of the Protestant Reformation. He was the son of Henry Preserved Smith, a noted scholar of the Old Testament, and inherite...

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Pedro da Fonseca, o «Aristóteles Português» MP (1528 - 1599)

Pedro da Fonseca (Cortiçada, 1528 — Lisboa, 4 de Novembro de 1599) nascido em Proença-a-Nova, foi um filósofo e teólogo jesuíta português, era conhecido...

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Francois Jacob, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1965 MP (1920 - 2013)

François Jacob , né le 17 juin 1920 à Nancy et mort le 19 avril 20131, est un chercheur en biologie français. En 1965, il est récompensé du prix Nobel de physi...

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Capt. Edward Johnson, immigrant MP (c.1598 - 1672)

From an unknown source; "Captain Edward Johnson was born in 1599, and before emigrating to New England, resided at Herne Hill, near Canterbury, County of Kent, England. His Will indicates that he was...

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Emory Washburn, Governor (1800 - 1877)

Emory Washburn (February 14, 1800 – March 18, 1877) was a United States lawyer, politician, and historian. He was Governor of Massachusetts for one term (from 1854 to 1855), and served for man...

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Charles Kingsley, Revd. (1819 - 1875)

Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a minister of the Church of England, a university professor, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with the West Country a...

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Mirabeau MP (1749 - 1791)

Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau , plus communément appelé Mirabeau, né le 9 mars 1749 au Bignon-Mirabeau, mort le 2 avril 1791 à Paris, fut simultané...

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Gabriel Victor de Riquetti de Mirabeau MP (1715 - 1789)

Victor Riqueti , marquis de Mirabeau, né à Pertuis le 5 octobre 1715, et mort à Argenteuil le 13 juillet 1789, est un économiste et philosophe français. Victor Riqu...

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Jean Edmond Cyrus Rostand MP (1894 - 1977)

Jean Edmond Cyrus Rostand , né le 30 octobre 1894 à Paris (17e arrondissement) et mort le 4 septembre 1977 à Ville-d'Avray (Hauts-de-Seine)1, est un écrivain, moraliste, bio...

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Victor Basch MP (1863 - 1944)

Victor Basch , né le 18 août 1863 à Budapest, aujourd'hui en Hongrie, et mort assassiné avec sa femme par la milice française, le 10 janvier 1944 à Neyron dans...

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René Samuel Cassin, Nobel Peace Prize 1968 MP (1887 - 1976)

René Samuel Cassin (born 5 October 1887 in Bayonne, France; died 20 February 1976 in Paris, France) was a French jurist, law professor and judge. The son of a French-Jewish merchant, he served a...

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Emmanuel Louis Nicolas Viollet le Duc (1781 - 1857)

Emmanuel-Louis-Nicolas Viollet-le-Duc est un littérateur français, né à Paris en mai 1781 et mort à Fontainebleau en juillet 1857.

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André Siegfried MP (1875 - 1959)

André Siegfried , né au Havre le 21 avril 1875 et mort à Paris le 28 mars 1959, est un sociologue, historien et géographe français, pionnier de la sociologie é...

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