My favorite historiansby meerschweinchen_freunde | created - 30 Jun 2016 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Jeremy Paxman is arguably Britain's most respected political journalist, renowned for his tough, rigorous interviewing of public figures. He was born in Leeds and educated at a prestigious private school, Malvern College. He graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in English. He joined ...
Director | Beyond the Walls: In Search of the Celts
David Starkey was born on January 3, 1945 in Kendal, England as David Robert Starkey. He is a writer and director, known for Beyond the Walls: In Search of the Celts (2018), Rome: The World's First Superpower (2014) and Beyond the Walls: In Search of the Celts (2018).
5. Shelby Foote
Writer | Memphis
Shelby Foote was born on November 17, 1916 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Shelby Dade Foote Jr. He is known for his work on Memphis (1992), Baseball (1994) and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962). He was married to Gwyn Rainer, Peggy DeSommes and Tess Lavery. He died on June 27, 2005...
6. Arthur Kent
Writer | A View of Bosnia
Arthur Kent is a journalist, author and documentary filmmaker who was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. After graduating from Carleton University in Ottawa, he was a correspondent for The National, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's principal television newscast. He left the network to ...
7. Michael Wood
Michael Wood was born on July 23, 1948 in Manchester, England as Michael David Wood. He is a writer and actor, known for The Great British Story: A People's History (2012), A Church to Yourself (1979) and The Nicholas Craig Masterclass (1990). He has been married to Rebecca Ysabel Dobbs since 1988....
8. Simon Schama
Writer | A History of Britain
Simon Schama was born on February 13, 1945 in London, England as Simon Michael Schama. He is a writer and producer, known for A History of Britain (2000), Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006) and The American Future: A History (2008). He is married to Virginia E. Papaioannou. They have one child.
11. Taner Akçam
Taner Akçam was born on October 23, 1953 in Ölçek, Ardahan Province, Turkey. He is known for his work on They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief (2016), Intent to Destroy (2017) and Architects of Denial (2017).
13. Ken Burns
Producer | The Central Park Five
Celebrated American documentarian who gradually amassed a considerable reputation and a devoted audience with a series of reassuringly traditional meditations on Americana. Burns' works are treasure troves of archival materials; he skillfully utilizes period music and footage, photographs, ...
Writer | Lincoln
Doris Kearns Goodwin was born on January 4, 1943 in Rockville Centre, Long Island, New York, USA as Doris Helen Kearns. She is known for her work on Lincoln (2012), The Bully Pulpit and American Horror Story (2011). She was previously married to Richard N. Goodwin.
24. Robert Conquest
Writer | Egyptologové
Robert Conquest was born on July 15, 1917 in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England as George Robert Acworth Conquest. He is known for his work on Egyptologové (1974), The Book Programme (1973) and Modern Marvels (1993). He was married to Elizabeth Neece Wingate, Caroleen MacFarlane, Tatiana...