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Famous Historians from Australia

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List of notable or famous historians from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top historians born in Australia and even some popular historians who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian historians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These historians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known historian from Australia is included when available.

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This historic historians from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian historians of note?" and "Who are the most famous historians from Australia?" These prominent historians of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian historians.

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Alexander William Campbell was the final surviving Australian participant of the Gallipoli campaign during the First World War. His death broke the last living link of Australians with the Gallipoli story. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 103 (1899-2002)

Birthplace: Launceston, Australia

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Alice Garner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Historians from Australia
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Alice Garner is an Australian actress, musician and historian. She is the daughter of Australian writer Helen Garner and writer and actor Bill Garner. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

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Charles Thomas "Tom" Stannage, AM was a prominent Western Australian historian, academic, Australian rules football player and administrator. He edited the major work A New History of Western Australia, which was published in 1981. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 68 (1944-2012)

Birthplace: Perth, Australia

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David Day is an Australian historian and author. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

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