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Definition 1: a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for historian in the sense of this definition

(historian is a kind of ...) a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines

(... is a kind of historian ) a historian who writes annals

(... is a kind of historian ) a historian of art

(... is a kind of historian ) someone who writes chronicles

(... is an instance of historian) Greek general and historian; student of Socrates (430-355 BC)

(... is an instance of historian) ancient Greek historian remembered for his history of the Peloponnesian War (460-395 BC)

(... is an instance of historian) Roman historian who wrote major works on the history of the Roman Empire (56-120)

(... is an instance of historian) English historian noted for his constitutional history of medieval England (1825-1901)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy (born in 1917)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian (1888-1965)

(... is an instance of historian) Danish historian who chronicled the history of Denmark (including the legend of Hamlet) (1150?-1220?)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian who stressed the importance of intellectual and social events for the course of history (1863-1936)

(... is an instance of historian) English historian who studied the rise and fall of civilizations looking for cyclical patterns (1889-1975)

(... is an instance of historian) English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)

(... is an instance of historian) English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian (1912-1989)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)

(... is an instance of historian) British historian (born in Russia) (1854-1925)

(... is an instance of historian) English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)

(... is an instance of historian) United States writer (born in Romania) who survived Nazi concentration camps and is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust (born in 1928)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian (1908-1999)

(... is an instance of historian) British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)

(... is an instance of historian) German historian noted for his critical approach to sources and for his history of Rome (1776-1831)

(... is an instance of historian) German historian noted for his history of Rome (1817-1903)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian and political philosopher (born in Germany) (1906-1975)

(... is an instance of historian) (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)

(... is an instance of historian) Scottish historian who wrote about the French Revolution (1795-1881)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian (1885-1981)

(... is an instance of historian) Christian bishop of Caesarea in Palestine; a church historian and a leading early Christian exegete (circa 270-340)

(... is an instance of historian) British historian remembered for his ten-volume history of England (1829-1902)

(... is an instance of historian) English historian best known for his history of the Roman Empire (1737-1794)

(... is an instance of historian) the ancient Greek known as the father of history; his accounts of the wars between the Greeks and Persians are the first known examples of historical writing (485-425 BC)

(... is an instance of historian) Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)

(... is an instance of historian) Scottish theologian who founded Presbyterianism in Scotland and wrote a history of the Reformation in Scotland (1514-1572)

(... is an instance of historian) Roman historian whose history of Rome filled 142 volumes (of which only 35 survive) including the earliest history of the war with Hannibal (59 BC to AD 17)

(... is an instance of historian) English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)

(... is an instance of historian) United States naval officer and historian (1840-1914)

(... is an instance of historian) English historian noted for his works on the history of English law (1850-1906)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian who wrote a nine volume history of the people of the United States (1852-1932)

(... is an instance of historian) United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)

(historian belongs to category ...) the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings

"he teaches Medieval history" "history takes the long view"

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