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1821 – He was born at Lee in Kent on the 24th of November. 1840-1844 – He travelled with his mother on the continent.          – He had by then resolved to direct all his reading and to devote all his energies to the preparation of some great historical work. Over the next seventeen ..

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1849 – Born on December 17th in Tranent. Scottish historian and educator. 1872 – He entered and took a degree in theology at Edinburgh University. 1890 – His ‘George Buchanan, Humanist and Reformer’ was published. 1898 – Became the editor of the Register of the Privy Council of Scotland.          – He wrote "History ..

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1849 – He was born in London.    1976 – Gerard Baldwin Brown was educated at Uppingham School and Oriel College, Oxford. 1880-1930 – He was appointed to the recently-created Watson-Gordon Chair of Fine Art in the University of Edinburgh and held it until he retired.          – Baldwin Brown espoused the cause, just as ..

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1900 – He was born on the 11th of August in Glasgow, Scotland.          – He studied in Glasgow, Oxford, and Harvard. 1939 – He was professor of political science in Cambridge. 1963 – He received a knighthood. 1974 – He died on the 5th of January. 1 / 5 (..

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1949 – Alan Brinkley was born. A progressive historian of 20th century American history and the current chairman of the board of trustees of the Century Foundation. 1971 – Received his B.A. degree from Princeton University. 1979 – Earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. 1982 – Brinkley is the author of such monumental works as ..

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1913 – He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on the 21st of March. 1954 – He wrote "Black Activism: Racial Revolution in the United States. 1965 – He was chairman of political science department at Morehouse College. 1970 – He wrote "The Black Vanguard: Origins of the Negro Social Revolution. 1998 – Robert Hughes died. ..

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1814 – He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 2nd of January. 1831 – He graduated at Rutgers College. 1835 – He was admitted to the bar in New York City. 1837 – He devoted himself principally to the study of American colonial history. 1839 – He obtained an appointment as attaché of the ..

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1915 – Fawn McKay Brodie, born on the 15th of September in Ogden, Utah, she grew up in Huntsville, about ten miles east. She was a biographer and professor of history at UCLA.   1921 – Introduced to school, the six-year-old Fawn was advanced to the fourth grade.   1925 – At ten she had ..

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1947 – Taylor Branch, born on the 14th of January in Atlanta, Georgia. He is an American author and historian best known for his award-winning trilogy of books chronicling the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the history of the American civil rights movement. 1954 – 1963 – He is the bestselling author of ..

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1902 – Fernand Braudel was born on the 24th of August, in the small town of Luneville in eastern France. 1923 – He went to Algeria to teach in a lycée and to work on his thèse d’état, which was to be on Philip II of Spain and the Mediterranean. 1935 – He went to ..

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