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Born: 4840 AD
Died: 4300 AD
Nationality: Greek
Categories: Historian

484 BC – Greek historian, called the Father of History, was born at Halicarnassus in Asia Minor.

464 BC – 447 BC – The travels of Herodotus seem to have been chiefly accomplished between his twentieth and his thirty seventh year.

460 – His residence in Egypt must, on the other hand, have been subsequent.

457 BC – He took up his abode in Samos.

445 BC – His work won such approval that in the year, on the proposition of a certain Anytus, he was voted a sum of ten talents by decree of the people.

430 BC – He seems to have made but few journeys, one to Crotona, one to Metapontum, and one to Athens being all that his work indicates.

425 BC – Died in Bodrum, Turkey.