Historian in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 513

  • 1781-05-14 Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian
  • 1781-11-20 Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian
  • 1782-06-10 Amable-G-P B de Barante, French politician/historian
  • 1783-01-12 Erik Gustaf Geijer, Swedish historian/poet (Natthimmelen)
  • 1785-10-20 George Ormerod, English historian and antiquarian (d. 1873)
  • 1787-09-18 Johann D Passavant, German historian/painter/graphic artist
  • 1787-10-04 Francois P G Guizot, French historian/politician
  • 1790-01-19 Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish historian/poet (Blommorna)
  • 1792-12-29 Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)
  • 1793-04-11 Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist
  • 1793-05-09 Johannes C de Jonge, Dutch historian/archivist
  • 1794-06-18 George Grote, British historian
  • 1795-03-28 Georg Heinrich Pertz, German historian (d. 1876)
  • 1795-05-10 Jacques-Nicolas-Augustin Thierry, historian
  • 1795-06-13 Thomas Arnold, English educator/historian (History of Rome)

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1795-12-04 Thomas Carlyle, Scottish essayist and historian (French Revolution), born in Ecclefechan, Scotland (d. 1881)

Historian and Essayist Thomas Carlyle
Historian and Essayist
Thomas Carlyle
  • 1795-12-21 Leopold von Ranke, German historian (d. 1886)
  • 1796-05-04 William H. Prescott, American historian (d. 1859)
  • 1798-05-14 Frantisek Palacky, Czech historian
  • 1798-08-21 Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France, L'Amour), born in Paris (d. 1874)
  • 1800-03-12 Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian
  • 1800-03-25 Paulin Paris, French historian

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1800-10-03 George Bancroft, American historian (History of the United States), born in Worcester Massachusetts (d. 1891)

Father of U.S. History George Bancroft
Father of U.S. History
George Bancroft
  • 1800-10-25 Thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)
  • 1800-11-23 Michail P Pogodin, Russian historian/author (Povesti)
  • 1801-08-21 Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, WW II Dutch statesman and historian, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1876)
  • 1806-06-13 Bernard ter Haar, Dutch vicar/poet/church historian
  • 1806-07-07 Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education
  • 1808-01-11 Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist
  • 1808-03-23 Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook)
  • 1809-06-15 François-Xavier Garneau, French-Canadian poet and historian (d. 1866)
  • 1810-02-28 Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian
  • 1810-04-23 Thomas Wright, historian
  • 1810-09-02 William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (d. 1897)
  • 1811-06-17 Jón Sigurðsson, Icelandic independence fighter and Icelandic historian (d. 1879)
  • 1813-06-18 Pavel Annenkov, Russian literature historian (Zametsjatelnoje desjatileti), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1887)
  • 1814-03-05 Wilhelm von Giesebrecht, German historian (d. 1889)
  • 1814-04-15 John Lothrop Motley, American historian/author (Rise of Dutch Rep)
  • 1814-04-24 Vincente F Lopez, Argentina historian (La Novia del Hereje)
  • 1814-09-02 Ernst Curtius, German archaeologist/historian
  • 1814-09-08 Charles-Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (d. 1874)
  • 1815-10-13 Jules Quicherat, French historian/archaeologist
  • 1815-12-22 Johann J Bachofen, Swiss judicial historian
  • 1817-03-29 Constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet
  • 1817-04-13 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian/archivist (Brussels)
  • 1817-11-30 Theodor Mommsen, German historian and scholar (Imperial Lives, Nobel 1902), born in Garding, Duchy of Schleswig (d. 1903)
  • 1817-12-02 Heinrich von Sybel, German historian (d. 1895)
  • 1818-04-23 James Anthony Froude, historian
  • 1818-05-01 Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet
  • 1818-05-25 Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian
  • 1818-10-25 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [NS=Nov 6]
  • 1818-11-06 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [OS=Oct 25]
  • 1819-06-12 Charles Kingsley [Parson Lot], English vicar and historian (Westward Ho!)
  • 1819-09-22 Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian (d. 1897)
  • 1823-02-28 Ernest Renan, French philosopher/historian/scholar of religion
  • 1823-08-13 Goldwin Smith, English-born historian and journalist (d. 1910)
  • 1823-08-18 Willem J F Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian
  • 1823-09-16 Francis Parkman, American historian/author (Oregon Trail)
  • 1823-11-14 Robert J Fruin, historian (80 year war)
  • 1825-06-21 William Stubbs, English historian and Anglican bishop of Oxford (d. 1901)
  • 1825-08-26 Jacobus J Backer, German sea historian
  • 1827-10-21 Petrus PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer
  • 1828-04-21 Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)
  • 1828-06-17 Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • 1828-11-25 Franjo Racki, Croatian historian/politician
  • 1829-01-03 John G R Acquoy, theologist/church historian
  • 1829-08-23 Moritz B Cantor, German historian of mathematics, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1920)
  • 1830-03-18 Numa D Fustel de Coulanges, French historian/sociologist
  • 1831-01-02 Justin Winston, historian/librarian (Harvard)
  • 1832-05-05 H H Bancroft, historian, publisher (History of Pacific States)
  • 1833-02-03 Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian
  • 1834-01-10 John Acton, English historian/MP
  • 1834-02-09 Felix Dahn, German Historian, jurist and poet, born in Hamburg (d. 1912)
  • 1834-09-15 Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian/parliament member
  • 1835-06-10 Constant A Serrure, Flemish historian
  • 1835-10-02 Louis A Ranvier, French anatomist/historian
  • 1838-02-16 Henry Adams, historian, writer (Education of Henry Adams), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1838-05-10 James, 1st Viscount Bryce, historian/statesman
  • 1840-10-05 John Addington Symonds, British historian and writer (Probs in Greek Ethics)
  • 1841-04-26 Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian
  • 1842-02-04 Georg Brandes, [Morris Cohen], Danish literary historian and critic
  • 1842-02-04 Vasili O Klyutshevski, Russian historian
  • 1842-02-22 Leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor (Ukkel)
  • 1842-03-30 John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher
  • 1843-07-05 Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian
  • 1845-03-19 Willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/politician
  • 1847-03-23 Alexandru D Xenopol, Romania, historian
  • 1848-01-22 Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist (Middle Ages)
  • 1849-07-19 F A Alphonse Aulard, French historian
  • 1849-11-22 Friedrich von Bernhardi, German historian (Germany & the Next War)
  • 1850-04-16 Herbert Baxter Adams, American historian (American Historical Association)
  • 1852-08-23 Arnold Toynbee, English economic historian and social reformer, born in London (d. 1883)
  • 1853-07-07 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Le Pacha Bonneval)
  • 1853-09-17 Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Patristischen Philosophie)
  • 1853-12-06 Haraprasad Shastri, Indian academic, Sanskrit scholar, archivist and historian of Bengali literature (d. 1931)
  • 1854-09-17 Hans Muller, music historian
  • 1855-01-10 Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)
  • 1855-09-28 Thomas F Tout, historian (Manchester school of historiography), born in London, England
  • 1855-10-12 August Sauer, Austrian literature historian (Euphorion), born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1926)
  • 1855-10-16 Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 471

  • 1755-09-09 Johann Lorenz von Mosheim, German historian (b. 1694)
  • 1758-08-29 Gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
  • 1760-04-10 Jean Lebeuf, French historian (b. 1687)
  • 1761-02-01 Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, French historian (b. 1682)
  • 1763-01-11 Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (b. 1676)
  • 1763-10-22 French van Mieris "the Young", painter/historian, dies at 73
  • 1766-01-09 Thomas Birch, British historian (b. 1705)
  • 1766-09-03 Archibald Bower, Scottish historian (b. 1686)
  • 1770-11-24 Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (b. 1685)
  • 1772-05-22 Durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (b. 1687)
  • 1773-03-01 Jan Wagenaar, Dutch historian, dies at 63
  • 1773-07-05 Francisco José Freire, Portuguese historian and philologist (b. 1719)
  • 1773-08-20 Enrique Florez, Spanish historian (b. 1701)

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1776-08-25 David Hume, Scottish philosopher and historian (A Treatise of Human Nature), dies of abdominal cancer at 65

Philosopher David Hume
Philosopher
David Hume
  • 1778-03-13 Charles le Beau, French historian (b. 1701)
  • 1778-08-05 Charles Clémencet, French historian (b. 1703)
  • 1778-09-23 Balthazar Huydecoper, translator/historian, dies at 83
  • 1780-02-17 Andreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (b. 1706)
  • 1790-09-02 Johann N von Hontheim, German religious historian/Bishop, dies
  • 1791-03-14 Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725)
  • 1793-05-13 Martin Gerbert, German composer, music historian and abbot, dies at 72

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1794-01-16 Edward Gibbon, English historian (The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire), dies in London at 56

Historian Edward Gibbon
Historian
Edward Gibbon
  • 1795-07-03 Louis-Georges de Bréquigny, French historian (b. 1714)
  • 1795-10-10 Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (b. 1714)
  • 1799-12-31 Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723)
  • 1803-06-08 Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian, dies at 80
  • 1807-01-12 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71
  • 1808-09-06 Louis-Pierre Anquetil, French historian (b. 1723)
  • 1814-04-12 Charles Burney, English music historian (b. 1726)
  • 1816-02-22 Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist/historian, dies at 92
  • 1820-01-17 Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73

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1820-06-19 Joseph Banks, English natural historian (Cook/Australia), dies

Botanist and explorer Joseph Banks
Botanist and explorer
Joseph Banks
  • 1823-12-14 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naple revolution 1799), dies at 53
  • 1830-04-22 Knud L Rahbek, Danish literary/historian, dies at 69
  • 1833-10-30 Pieter G Witsen Geysbeek, historian/literary, dies at 58
  • 1836-06-23 James Mill, Scottish philosopher and historian, dies at 63
  • 1842-05-15 Emanuel A D M J count de las Cases, French historian (Napoleon), dies at 76
  • 1844-07-15 Claude Charles Fauriel, French historian (b. 1772)
  • 1849-10-16 George Washington Williams, 1st major African American historian, dies
  • 1853-06-12 John C de Jonge, Dutch historian/archivist, dies at 60
  • 1854-07-04 Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian, dies at 72
  • 1858-02-16 Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86
  • 1859-01-08 Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50
  • 1859-04-16 Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian (b. 1805)
  • 1859-12-21 Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
  • 1859-12-28 Thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies
  • 1860-12-07 Constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet, dies at 43
  • 1865-07-15 Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian, dies at 55
  • 1865-11-25 Heinrich Barth, German historian/geographer (Central Africa), dies
  • 1866-02-03 François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809)
  • 1866-03-06 William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)
  • 1867-05-23 Archibald Alison, Scottish historian, dies at 74
  • 1873-03-27 Amedée Simon Dominique Thierry, French journalist and historian (b. 1797)
  • 1873-06-14 Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian, dies at 92
  • 1873-10-09 George Ormerod, English historian and antiquarian (b. 1785)
  • 1874-01-08 Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (b. 1814)
  • 1874-02-09 Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75
  • 1874-09-12 François Guizot, French historian and statesman (b. 1787)
  • 1875-03-27 Edgar Quinet, French historian (b. 1803)
  • 1875-12-20 Michail P Pogodin, Russian historian/writer (Povesti), dies at 75
  • 1876-01-10 Charles EH de Coussemaker, Belgian musicologist/historian, dies at 70
  • 1876-05-19 Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, WW II Dutch statesman and historian, dies at 74
  • 1876-05-26 Frantisek Palacky, Czech historian/MP, dies at 77
  • 1876-10-20 Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68
  • 1878-02-17 Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59
  • 1880-03-15 Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51
  • 1880-11-19 Bernard de Hair, vicar/poet/church historian, dies at 74

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1881-02-05 Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85

Historian and Essayist Thomas Carlyle
Historian and Essayist
Thomas Carlyle
  • 1881-05-23 Leopold von Ranke, historian, dies
  • 1883-02-01 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author, dies
  • 1883-02-13 Pavel Melnikov, [Petsjerski], Russian historian, dies at 64
  • 1883-03-09 Arnold Toynbee, English economic historian and social reformer, dies at 30
  • 1885-12-24 Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85
  • 1886-05-23 Leopold von Ranke, German historian (b. 1795)
  • 1886-08-06 Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian, dies at 45
  • 1887-03-08 Pavel Annenkov, Russian literature historian/critic, dies at 73 (b. 1813)
  • 1889-04-04 Thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56
  • 1889-07-16 Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83
  • 1890-10-03 Joseph Hergenröther, German historian (b. 1824)

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1891-01-17 George Bancroft, American historian and father of U.S. History, dies at 90

Father of U.S. History George Bancroft
Father of U.S. History
George Bancroft
  • 1891-08-04 George Washington Williams, historian (History of Negro), dies at 41
  • 1893-03-05 Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian, dies at 64
  • 1893-11-30 Jacobus J Backer, German sea historian, dies at 68
  • 1894-02-13 Franjo Racki, Croatian historian/politician, dies at 65
  • 1894-12-08 Willem JF Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian, dies at 71
  • 1896-04-28 Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies
  • 1896-07-11 Ernst Curtius, German archaeologist/historian (Olympia), dies at 81
  • 1896-12-15 John GR Acquoy, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67
  • 1897-08-08 Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79
  • 1897-09-21 Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian (b. 1819)
  • 1897-11-19 William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (b. 1810).
  • 1898-05-01 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
  • 1898-06-06 Constant A Serrure, Flemish historian, dies at 62
  • 1899-01-29 Robert J Fruin, Dutch historian (80-year war), dies at 75
  • 1901-01-14 Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian, dies at 57
  • 1901-01-14 Victor Balaguer, Catalaans historian/politician/author, dies at 76
  • 1901-04-22 William Stubbs, English historian and Anglican bishop, dies at 74
  • 1901-06-16 Hermann Grimm, German writer/poet/historian, dies
  • 1901-07-04 John Fiske [Edmund Fisk Green], American historian and philosopher, dies at 59
  • 1902-02-23 Samuel R Gardiner, British historian (Oliver Cromwell), dies at 72