Alan John Percivale Taylor ( March 25, 1906 – September 7, 1990) was a renowned British historian of the 20th century. Taylor was probably the best-known British historian of the century and was certainly one of the most controversial. ...more on Wikipedia about "A.J.P. Taylor"
Suger (c. 1081 – January 13, 1151), French ecclesiastic, statesman and historian, was born of a very poor, minor knightly family Flanders, at St Denis near Paris or at Toury in Beauce. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abbot Suger"
Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti ( Arabic: عبد الرحمن الجبرتي) [full name Abd al-Rahman bin Hasan bin Burhan al-Din al-Jabarti; Arabic عبد الرحمن بن حسن بن برهان الدين الجبرتي] ( 1756- 1825) was a Muslim scholar and chronicler who spent his life in Cairo. His family origins (from his great-grandfather) were possibly from the Eritrean tribe of Jabarti. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti"
Abraham ben Jacob, better known under his Arabic name of Ibrahim ibn Yaqub was a 10th century Sephardi Jew, a traveller, merchant and chronicler from Moorish-ruled Ṭurṭūšah in Al-Andalus. Between 965 and 971 he travelled throughout Western and Central Europe. The memoirs and commentaries of this travel were later published in Abu Abdullah al-Bakri's Book of Highways and of Kingdoms. His work is best known as the first reliable description of the Polish state ruled by Mieszko I. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abraham ben Jacob"
Abu Abdullah al-Bakri ( 1014– 1094) ( Arabic: أبو عبد الله البكري) was a Spanish- Arab geographer and historian. He was born in Huelva, the son of the governor of the province. Al-Bakri spent his entire life in Spain, living in Cordova, and never travelled to the locations of which he wrote. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abu Abdullah al-Bakri"
Abu Said Abdol-Hayy b. Zahhak Gardizi (died approx. 1061), Persian geographer and historian of the early 5th/11th century who wrote the book Zayn –al akhbar. Gardizi's work is very important for the Islamic history of eastern Persia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abu Said Gardizi"
(Aethelweard) Æthelweard (Ethelward), Anglo-Saxon historian, was the great-grandson of Æthelred, the brother of Alfred, and ealdorman or earl of the western provinces (i.e. probably of the whole of Wessex). ...more on Wikipedia about "Aethelweard" It's my http://www.shortopedia.com!
Assem Akram ** (b. 1965) is an historian, and author. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, and holds a PhD in history from Sorbonne University, Paris. ...more on Wikipedia about "Akram Assem"
Alan Bray was a British historian and gay rights activist. He was born on 13 October 1948 and died on 25 November 2001. He was a Roman Catholic and had a particular interest in Christian attitudes to homosexuality. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan Bray"
Albert Habib Hourani ( March 31, 1915 – January 17, 1993) was a prominent scholar of Middle Eastern history through much of the 20th century. ...more on Wikipedia about "Albert Hourani"
Alex Mihai Stoenescu is a Romanian historian, writer, and journalist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alex Mihai Stoenescu"
Alexander Johnston ( April 29 1849 - July 21 1889) was an American historian. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexander Johnston"
Alexandre Deulofeu i Torres ( L'Armentera, 1903 – Figueres, 1977) was a Catalan politician and philosopher of history. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexandre Deulofeu"
Alexandre Herculano de Carvalho e Araujo ( 1810 - 1877), Portuguese historian, was born in Lisbon of humble stock, his grandfather having been a foreman stonemason in the royal employ. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexandre Herculano" I wish I had a www.shortopedia.com.
Alfred Duggan ( 1903 - 1964) was an English historian, archeologist and best-selling historical novelist during the 1950s. His are known for being grounded on meticulous historical research. He also wrote some excellent popular histories of Ancient Rome and the Middle Ages. Knight With Armour was his first novel, written in 1946. He visited practically every place and battlefield described in the book, because he was also an archeologist, having worked on excavations in Istanbul during the 1930s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alfred Duggan"
Alfred Ritter von Arneth ( July 10, 1819 - July 30, 1897), Austrian historian, born at Vienna, was the son of Joseph Calasanza von Arneth (1791-1863), a well-known historian and archaeologist, who wrote a history of the Austrian Empire (Vienna, 1827) and several works on numismatics. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alfred Ritter von Arneth"
Alistair Cameron Crombie ( 4 November 1915 – 9 February 1996) was an Australian historian of science who began his career as a zoologist. He was noted for his contributions to research on competition between species before turning to history. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alistair Cameron Crombie"
Andreas Fritz Hillgruber ( January 18, 1925- May 8, 1989) was a conservative West German historian. Hillgruber was born in Angerburg, Germany (modern Wegorzewo, Poland) near the then East Prussian city of Königsberg (modern Kaliningrad, Russia). His father was a school teacher. Hillgruber served in the German Army in the years 1943- 1945 and spent the years 1945- 1948 as a POW in France. After his release, he studied at the University of Göttingen where he received a PhD in 1952. He spent the decade 1954- 1964 working as school teacher. In 1960, he married Karin Zieran, with whom he had three children. Hillgruber worked as a professor at the University of Marburg ( 1965- 1968), University of Freiburg ( 1968- 1972) and at the University of Cologne ( 1972- 1989). In the late 1960s, he was a target of radical student protestors. He died in Cologne of throat cancer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Andreas Hillgruber"
Andrew K Hignell Ph.D. (born 1959) is a cricket historian, scorer, statistician and a former schoolmaster. As Dr Andrew Hignell, he taught Geography and Humanities at the Wells Cathedral School, before joining Glamorgan CCC full-time as their 1st XI scorer. He is the honorary historian and statistician for Glamorgan, the current editor of the "Cricket Society Journal" and a current member of the executive committee of the Cricket Society. He is a past member of the ACS Committee and a winner of the ACS Statistician of the Year award in 1989. ...more on Wikipedia about "Andrew Hignell"
Andrew Wallace-Hadrill OBE is the director of the British School at Rome and a professor of the University of Reading. ...more on Wikipedia about "Andrew Wallace-Hadrill"
Ann Trindade is an Principal Fellow in the History Department at the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and is the author of a biography of Berengaria of Navarre. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ann Trindade" It must be http://www.shortopedia.com.
Annianus of Alexandria or Annianos was a monk who flourished in Alexandria during the bishopric of Theophilus of Alexandria around the beginning of the fifth century. He criticized the world history of his contemporary monk Panodorus of Alexandria for relying too much on secular sources rather than biblical sources for his dates. ...more on Wikipedia about "Annianus of Alexandria"
Anthony Grafton (born 21 May 1950) is an American historian. He is noted for his wide learning, and in particular for his studies of the classical tradition from the Renaissance to the eighteenth century, and in the history of historical scholarship. ...more on Wikipedia about "Anthony Grafton"
Dr Ayesha Jalal is a Pakistani historian. She is a professor of history at Tufts University and a Macarthur Fellow. The bulk of her work deals with the creation of Muslim identities in modern South Asia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ayesha Jalal"
Barbara Thiering ( 1930 – ) is a controversial Australian scholar with an international reputation. Her academic books and journal articles have challenged Christian orthodoxy, offering a new answer to its supernatural beliefs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Barbara Thiering"
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