historian historian  /hɪ ˈstɔ ri ən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it

Usage(s):

  1. A historian explains why someone else's writing wound up in her book.
  2. As the country marks Presidents Day, PTI spoke with author and historian Richard Norton Smith about America's.
  3. Controversial historian David Irving loses his libel suit and is branded a pro-Nazi falsifier of history.

News

  1. Robert W. Fogel, an innovative and Nobel Prize-winning economic historian, dies at 86

    Dr. Fogel, a historian who used empirical data in innovative and iconoclastic ways, died June 11.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Historian returns to Bridgeville with news of ‘Bonus Expeditionary Force’

    By John Oyler The Bridgeville Area Historical Society’s May program meeting was an excellent return visit by historian/author Todd DePastino. This time, his subject was the ill-fated march ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  3. Local historian named grand marshal of Fourth of July parade in Sausalito

    The Sausalito Park and Recreation commission announced local historian Dorothy Gibson will be this year’s grand marshal of the Sausalito Fourth of July parade last week.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sausalito Marin Scope

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Quotes

  1. "As a baseball writer, columnist and historian for more than 50 years, Jerome Holtzman was a beloved figure and made an incredible impact on the game," Commissioner Bud Selig said Monday in a statement.
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Bud Selig Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I'm somewhat of a football historian, and I've got a great deal of respect for those who came before me," Tomlin said Monday after being hired for the job formerly held by Bill Cowher and, before him, Chuck Noll.
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Mike Tomlin Source: USA Today

  3. "I'm a historian of the game, so I understand that on this team I'm probably a big role player, and I have no problem with that," O'Neal said. "I did my thing in my prime, and it's Amare's prime right now. I think it's my job to get him to...
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: Shaquille O'Neal Source: USA Today

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