Historian of modern India Mushirul Hasan was born on August 15, 1949, and died on December 10, 2018. Mushirul Hasan has written extensively on the Partition of India, communalism, and on the history of Islam in South-Asia. Noted historian Mohibbul Hasan was his father, and the second eldest. He received his M. A. from the ..
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Macedonian historian Ivan Katardžiev was born in 1926 and died in 2018. Ivan Katardžiev was thought of as the country’s most important expert on the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization and the Macedonian history under Yugoslavia as well as the early years of independence. Katardžiev was also director of the Institute for National History. During the ..
Hayden White was born on July 12, 1928, and died on March 5, 2018. He was a historian in the tradition of literary criticism. He received his B.A. from Wayne State University (1951) and his M.A. (1952) and Ph.D. (1955) degrees from the University of Michigan. He was most famous for his work Metahistory: The ..
Zigmas Zinkevičius was born on January 4, 1925 in Juodausiai, Ukmergė district and died on February 20, 2018 in Vilnius. He was a leading Lithuanian linguist-historian, professor at Vilnius University, and a full member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences. Zinkevičius has contributed to studies in the history of languages, onomastics and other areas. He ..
Thomas James Fleming was born on July 5, 1927 and died on July 23, 2017. He was an American military historian and historical novelist and the author. He authored over forty nonfiction and fiction titles. Fleming’s work reflects a particular interest on the American Revolution, with titles such as Liberty! The American Revolution And The ..
Sir Alistair Allan Horne was born on November 9, 1925, and died on May 25, 2017. He was a British journalist, biographer, and historian of Europe He was especially active during 19th and 20th century France. Horne wrote more than 20 books on travel, history, and biography. Sir Alistair Horne passed away at 91 years ..
André Bach was born on December 5, 1943, and died on May 19, 2017. He was a French general and historian. André Bach passed away at 73 ..
Armando Nieto Vélez was born on October 24, 1931 and died on March 27, 2017. He was a jesuit priest and Peruvian historian. Nieto’s parents were Manuel R. Nieto and Rosa Vélez Picasso. Nieto studied in Colegio de la Inmaculada (The Jesuit Fathers School) in Lima (1938–1948). Nieto got into the Pontifical Catholic University of ..
Mary Maples Dunn was born on April 6, 1931, in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and died on March 19, 2017. She was an American historian. She earned her Ph.D. at Bryn Mawr College, where she taught and served as Dean. Dunn served as the eighth president of Smith College, for ten years beginning in 1985; in ..
Christopher Stewart Gray was born on April 24, 1950, and died on March 10, 2017. He was an American journalist and architectural historian. Gray was noted for his weekly New York Times column “Streetscapes”, about the history of New York City architecture, real estate, and public improvements. He wrote the “Streetscapes” column from 1986 until ..