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Famous Female Historians

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List of famous female historians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female historians list contains the most prominent and top females known for being historians. There are thousand of females working as historians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic historians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a historian then the people below should give you inspiration.

People on this list include Charlotte Erickson and Joan Wallach Scott.

While this isn't a list of all female historians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female historians?" and "Who are the best female historians?"
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