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Definition of Historian

Historian

  1. A writer of history; a chronicler; an annalist.
  2. One versed or well informed in history.

Historian Quotations

It is the job of the historian to say what is likely, and of faith to say what is possible.
Reza Aslan

No man can be a politician, except he be first a historian or a traveller; for except he can see what must be, or what may be, he is no politician.
James Harrington

'Wolf Hall' attempts to duplicate not the historian's chronology but the way memory works: in leaps, loops, flashes.
Hilary Mantel

What would be the nicest thing I could say about Newt Gingrich? He may be one of the great supporters of the humanities, because you have people who don't want to study the social sciences, because it's not profitable, and now Newt, as the highest-paid historian in American history, may be an encouragement to people to study history.
Barney Frank

I've said before that I am not a historian and that when it comes to speaking of the dimensions of the Holocaust, it is the historians that should reflect on it.
Hassan Rouhani
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Historian Translations

historian in Dutch is kroniekschrijver, chroniqueur
historian in French is historien
historian in German is Geschichtsforscher, Historiker
historian in Norwegian is historiker
historian in Spanish is historiador
historian in Swedish is historiker
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