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List of notable or famous historians from England, with bios and photos, including the top historians born in England and even some popular historians who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English 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 England is included when available.

These people, like Winston Churchill and David Starkey include images when available.

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

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A. J. P. Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Historians from England
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Alan John Percivale "A. J. P." Taylor FBA was an English historian who specialised in 19th- and 20th-century European diplomacy. Both a journalist and a broadcaster, he became well known to millions through his television lectures. His combination of academic rigour and popular appeal led the historian Richard Overy to describe him as "the Macaulay of our age". ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1906-1990)

Birthplace: Birkdale, United Kingdom

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Alexis Korner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Historians from England
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Alexis Korner was a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as "a founding father of British blues". A major influence on the sound of the British music scene in the 1960s, Korner was instrumental in bringing together various English blues musicians. ...more

Age: Died at 56 (1928-1984)

Birthplace: France, Paris

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Andrew Roberts, F.R.S.A., F.R.S.L, is a British historian and journalist. He is a Visiting Professor at the Department of War Studies, King's College London. His public commentary has appeared in several periodicals such as The Daily Telegraph and The Spectator. Roberts himself is best known for his 2009 non-fiction work The Storm of War. A look at the Second World War covering historical factors such as Hitler's rise to power and the organization of Nazi Germany, the book has been lauded by several publications such as The Economist, receiving awards such as the British Army Military Book of the Year Award for 2010. In his writings, Roberts supports an interventionist role for the U.K. in ...more

Age: 55

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Angus Calder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Historians from England
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Angus Lindsay Ritchie Calder was a Scottish academic, writer, historian, educator and literary editor with a background in English literature, politics and cultural studies. ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1942-2008)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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