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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 Toland (1912 - 2004)

) 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 Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

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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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Jean-François l'Egyptologue Champollion MP (1790 - 1832)

Jean-François Champollion dit Champollion le Jeune (né le 23 décembre 1790 à Figeac, dans le Lot et mort le 4 mars 1832 à Paris), est un égyptologue fran...

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Hugo de Groot, alias "Hugo Grotius" MP (1583 - 1645)

See the profile of Hugo de Groot on Wikipedia here . Hugo laid the foundations for international law. Hugo de Groot - Portrait by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, 1631

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Michel de L'Hôpital, chancelier de France MP (c.1506 - 1573)

Michel de l'Hospital , né vers 1506 à Aigueperse dans le Puy-de-Dôme, et mort le 13 mars 1573 au château de Belesbat à Boutigny-sur-Essonne1, est conseiller au parlem...

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Henri Poincaré MP (1854 - 1912)

Henri Poincaré est un mathématicien, physicien, philosophe et ingénieur français né le 29 avril 1854 à Nancy et mort le 17 juillet 1912 à Paris. Il a r&...

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Charles Louis de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu MP (1689 - 1755)

Charles-Louis de Secondat , baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu, connu sous le nom de Montesquieu, est un penseur politique, précurseur de la sociologie, philosophe et écrivain fra...

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Michel de Montaigne MP (1533 - 1592)

Michel de Montaigne , (Michel Eyquem, seigneur de Montaigne 1, né le 28 février 1533 et mort le 13 septembre 1592 à Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne (Dordogne),est un moraliste de la Rena...

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Alexis de Tocqueville MP (1804 - 1859)

Alexis-Henri-Charles Clérel, vicomte de Tocqueville , né à Paris le 29 juillet 1805 et mort à Cannes le 16 avril 18591, est un penseur politique, homme politique, historien ...

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Hippolyte Taine MP (1828 - 1893)

Hippolyte Taine, historien,essayiste, membre de l'Académie Française voir le site : Hippolyte Taine prit en charge l'éducation intellectuelle de son neveu, André Chevr...

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Kenneth Duva Burke (1897 - 1973)

Kenneth Duva Burke (May 5, 1897 – November 19, 1993) was an American literary theorist and philosopher. Burke's primary interests were in rhetoric and aesthetics. Burke became a highly dis...

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John Venn MP (1834 - 1923)

John Venn FRS Is the second cousin once removed of Author E.M Forster From Wikipedia (4 August 1834 – 4 April 1923), was a British logician and philosopher. He is famous for introducin...

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John Emerich Edward, 1st Baron Acton MP (1834 - 1902)

John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton ....... - Wikipedia - English John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, The Right Honourable The Lord Acton KCVO, DL=== Member of Parliament for BridgnorthIn office -...

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Martín de Azpilcueta MP (1492 - c.1586)

Martín de Azpilcueta Jaureguízar (n. Barásoain, Reino de Navarra, 13 de diciembre de 1492 - Roma, 21 de junio de 1586). Doctor navarrus. Uno de los más importantes intelectu...

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Jakov Baničević (Jacobus de Banisius) MP (1466 - 1532)

Zaštitnik i prijatelj Erazma i Dürera U plejadi starih hrvatskih uglednika posebno mjesto zauzima Jakov Baničević (Jacobus Banisius), ugledni diplomat i humanist koji je p...

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James Phinney Baxter III (1893 - 1975)

James Phinney Baxter III (February 15, 1893 – June 17, 1975) was an American historian, educator and academic. He won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for history, for his book Scientists Against Time....

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George Herbert Mead (1863 - 1931)

George Herbert Mead (1863–1931) was an American philosopher, sociologist and psychologist, primarily affiliated with the University of Chicago, where he was one of several distinguished pragma...

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Joseph Dow (1807 - 1889)

Joseph Dow is the author of the "History of Hampton," a monumental work on the early history and genealogy of Hampton, New Hampshire. "Let us pause each April 12th, and pay honor to the birthday of...

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Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Baronet Hoare, of Barn Elms MP (1758 - 1838)

Statue of Richard Colt Hoare in Salisbury Cathedral. Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Baronet FRS (9 December 1758 – 19 May 1838) was an English antiquarian, archaeologist, artist, and traveller of...

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Nellie Snyder Yost (1905 - 1992)

Nellie Irene Snyder Yost (June 20, 1905 – January 16, 1992) was a historian and writer. She was an active member of the Nebraska State Historical Society, serving for many years as its pre...

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Eric Foner MP

Eric Foner is an American historian. He has been a faculty member in the department of history at Columbia University since 1982 and writes extensively on political history, the history of freedom, the...

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Vincent Scully (1920 - d.)

Vincent Joseph Scully, Jr. (born August 21, 1920) is Sterling Professor Emeritus of the History of Art in Architecture at Yale University, and the author of several books on the subject. Architect ...

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Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. MP (1916 - 2005)

Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. (November 17, 1916 – June 27, 2005) was an American historian and novelist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative, a massive, three-volume history of the war. With geographi...

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Herbert Joseph "Joe" Spinden (1879 - 1967)

Historian of Ancient American art. Spinden was the grandson of Swiss immigrants. As a teenager he worked on railroad survey parties in the western United States and briefly followed the gold rush in ...

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Ethel Marie Armes (1876 - 1945)

Ethel Marie Armes (1876 – 1945) was an American journalist and historian. Daughter of Col. George Augustus Armes and Lucy Hamilton Kerr, the daughter of John Bozman Kerr, Ethel was brought...

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Aubrey Osborn Gwynn (1892 - 1983)

Aubrey Osborn Gwynn (1892-18 May 1983) was an Irish Jesuit historian. Life He came from a Protestant academic family, the son of Stephen Gwynn and the grandson of John Gwynn, professor of the...

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Denis Rolleston Gwynn (1893 - 1973)

Denis Roleston Gwynn (1893–1973) was an Irish journalist, writer and professor of modern Irish history. He served in World War I. He was the second son of Stephen Gwynn, writer and scholar...

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Peter Force (1790 - 1868)

Peter Force (November 26, 1790 – January 23, 1868) was a 19th-century politician, newspaper editor, archivist, and historian. Force's lifelong desire to establish an American national library ...

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George Rawlinson (1812 - 1902)

Canon George Rawlinson (23 November 1812 – 7 October 1902) was a 19th century English scholar and historian. He was born at Chadlington, Oxfordshire, and was the younger brother of Sir Henry R...

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Professor John Cawte Beaglehole, OM (1901 - 1971)

John Cawte Beaglehole, OM, CMG (13 June 1901 – 10 October 1971) was a New Zealand historian whose greatest scholastic achievement was the editing of James Cook’s three journals of explo...

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Jared Sparks (1789 - 1866)

Jared Sparks (May 10, 1789 – March 14, 1866) was an American historian, educator, and Unitarian minister. He served as President of Harvard University from 1849 to 1853. Biography Bo...

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Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (1845 - 1888)

Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (March 20, 1845 – March 10, 1888) was an American writer, historian, and expert on ancient art. Mitchell was one of the first Americans to write and publish a book o...

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John Kirtland Wright (1891 - 1969)

John Kirtland Wright (1891–1969) was an American geographer, notable for his cartography, geosophy, and study of the history of geographical thought. He was the son of classical scholar John H...

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Joseph Chester Tracy (1793 - 1847)

Joseph Tracy (1793–1874) was a Protestant Christian minister, newspaper editor, historian and leading figure in the American Colonization Society of the early to mid-19th century. He is noted ...

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Joshua Toulmin (1740 - 1815)

Joshua Toulmin (11 May [O.S. 30 April] 1740 – 23 July 1815) of Taunton, England was a noted theologian and a serial Dissenting minister of Presbyterian (1761–1764), Baptist (1765–...

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Capt. Alfred Thayer Mahan (USA) (1840 - 1914)

Alfred Thayer Mahan (September 27, 1840 – December 1, 1914) was a United States Navy flag officer, geostrategist, and historian, who has been called "the most important American strategist of ...

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Lt.-Gen. Sir Henry Edward Bunbury, 7th Bt. (1778 - 1860)

Sir Henry Edward Bunbury, 7th Baronet (4 March 1778 – 13 April 1860) was a British soldier and historian. Sir Henry, son of the famous caricaturist, Henry William Bunbury and Catherine Hor...

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General Sir William Francis Patrick Napier KCB MP (1785 - 1860)

Author of "History of the Peninsular War" Details taken from ? op=DESC&db=geolarson2&id=I010831 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ General Si...

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Dr. David Ramsey (1749 - 1815)

) David Ramsay (April 2, 1749 – May 8, 1815) was an American physician and historian from Charleston, South Carolina. He served as a South Carolina delegate to the Continental ...

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Ralph Barton Perry (1876 - 1957)

Ralph Barton Perry (July 3, 1876 in Poultney, Vermont – January 22, 1957 in Boston, Massachusetts) was an American philosopher. Career He was educated at Princeton (B.A., 1896) and at ...

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Barbara Wertheim Tuchman MP (1912 - 1989)

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (/ˈtʌkmən/; January 30, 1912 – February 6, 1989) was an American historian and author. She became widely known first for The Guns of August (later...

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John King Fairbank (1907 - 1991)

John King Fairbank (Chinese: 費正清; pinyin: Fèi Zhèngqīng; 24 May 1907 – 14 September 1991), was a prominent American academic and historian of China. ...

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Donald Herbert Davidson (1917 - 2003)

) Donald Herbert Davidson (March 6, 1917 – August 30, 2003) was an American philosopher born in Springfield, Massachusetts, who served as Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of C...

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Bernard Berenson (1865 - 1959)

Bernard Berenson (June 26, 1865 – October 6, 1959) was an American art historian specializing in the Renaissance. He was a major figure in pioneering art attribution and therefore establishing t...

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Eugene C. Barker (1874 - 1956)

Eugene Campbell Barker (November 10, 1874 – October 22, 1956) was a distinguished professor of Texas history at the University of Texas at Austin. He was the first living person to have a UT c...

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Corliss Lamont (1902 - 1995)

Corliss Lamont (March 28, 1902–April 26, 1995), was a socialist philosopher, and advocate of various left-wing and civil liberties causes. As a part of his political activities he was the Chai...

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Charles Sanders Peirce MP (1839 - 1914)

Charles Sanders Peirce ( /ˈpɜrs/ like "purse"; September 10, 1839 – April 19, 1914) was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist, born at 3 Phillips Place ...

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William James MP (1842 - 1910)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher who was trained as a physician. He wrote influent...

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Doris Helen Goodwin MP

Historian and author. Has a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Political Science. She is one of our country's foremost Presidential historians. She and her husband have three sons. Besides her love f...

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Caroline F. Ware (1899 - 1990)

Caroline Farrar Ware (1899–1990) was a professor of history at American University and a New Deal activist. Ware received her A.B. from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie in 1920, her A.M. f...

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Bertha Haven Putnam (1872 - 1960)

Bertha Haven Putnam (1872 – 26 February 1960) was an American historian, specialising on the judicial and administrative history of medieval England. Putnam grew up in Philadelphia, the daught...

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Desiderius Erasmus MP (c.1469 - 1536)

'Desiderius Erasmus in de Nederlandse Wikipedia Goudæ conceptus, Roterodami natus (Rotterdam (waarschijnlijk), 28 oktober 1466, 1467 of 1469 - Bazel, 12 juli 1536) was een Nederlands priester, A...

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Jean Jacques Rousseau MP (1712 - 1778)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the Frenc...

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Henry Brooks Adams MP (1838 - 1918)

He was an historian, novelist, academic, journalist, a political biographer and a philosopher, living in Washington, DC. Son of Charles Francis Adams (1807-86), ¤ grandson of John Quincy Adams (...

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Brooks Adams MP (1848 - 1927)

Brooks Adams (June 24, 1848, Quincy, Massachusetts - February 13, 1927, Boston), was an American historian and a critic of capitalism. He graduated from Harvard University in 1870 and studied at Harvar...

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Max Farrand (1869 - 1945)

Max Farrand, Ph.D. (March 29, 1869 – June 17, 1945) was an American university professor and writer of history. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, United States. He graduated from Princeton (A...

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Heinrich Graetz MP (1817 - 1891)

Heinrich Graetz (October 31, 1817 - September 7, 1891) was amongst the first historians to write a comprehensive history of the Jewish people from a Jewish perspective. Born Tzvi Hirsh Graetz to a bu...

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Arthur Meier Schlesinger (1888 - 1965)

. Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr. (February 27, 1888 – October 30, 1965) was an American historian. His son, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. was also a noted historian. Life and career Schles...

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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. MP (1917 - 2007)

. Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. (October 15, 1917 - February 28, 2007) was an American historian and social critic whose work explored the American liberalism of political leaders including Franklin ...

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Jacques Martin Barzun (1907 - 2012)

Jacques Martin Barzun (born November 30, 1907) is a French-born American historian of ideas and culture. He has written on a wide range of topics, but is perhaps best known as a philosopher of educat...

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John S.D. Eisenhower MP (1922 - 2013)

John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower (born August 3, 1922, died December 21, 2013) is the son of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife Mamie. He is a retired United States Army officer and the author of ...

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Andrew C. McLaughlin (1861 - 1947)

Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin (February 14, 1861 in Beardstown, Illinois – September 24, 1947) was an American historian born to Scottish immigrant parents. He received his bachelor's and law d...

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Omar Khayyám MP (1048 - 1131)

Omar Khayyám, ‏عمر خیام x (1048–1131) was a Persian polymath: philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treati...

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