Hayden White was born on July 12, 1928, and died on March 5, 2018. He was a historian in the tradition of literary criticism. He received his B.A. from Wayne State University (1951) and his M.A. (1952) and Ph.D. (1955) degrees from the University of Michigan. He was most famous for his work Metahistory: The ..
Zigmas Zinkevičius was born on January 4, 1925 in Juodausiai, Ukmergė district and died on February 20, 2018 in Vilnius. He was a leading Lithuanian linguist-historian, professor at Vilnius University, and a full member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences. Zinkevičius has contributed to studies in the history of languages, onomastics and other areas. He ..
Thomas James Fleming was born on July 5, 1927 and died on July 23, 2017. He was an American military historian and historical novelist and the author. He authored over forty nonfiction and fiction titles. Fleming’s work reflects a particular interest on the American Revolution, with titles such as Liberty! The American Revolution And The ..
Sir Alistair Allan Horne was born on November 9, 1925, and died on May 25, 2017. He was a British journalist, biographer, and historian of Europe He was especially active during 19th and 20th century France. Horne wrote more than 20 books on travel, history, and biography. Sir Alistair Horne passed away at 91 years ..
André Bach was born on December 5, 1943, and died on May 19, 2017. He was a French general and historian. André Bach passed away at 73 ..
Armando Nieto Vélez was born on October 24, 1931 and died on March 27, 2017. He was a jesuit priest and Peruvian historian. Nieto’s parents were Manuel R. Nieto and Rosa Vélez Picasso. Nieto studied in Colegio de la Inmaculada (The Jesuit Fathers School) in Lima (1938–1948). Nieto got into the Pontifical Catholic University of ..
Mary Maples Dunn was born on April 6, 1931, in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and died on March 19, 2017. She was an American historian. She earned her Ph.D. at Bryn Mawr College, where she taught and served as Dean. Dunn served as the eighth president of Smith College, for ten years beginning in 1985; in ..
Christopher Stewart Gray was born on April 24, 1950, and died on March 10, 2017. He was an American journalist and architectural historian. Gray was noted for his weekly New York Times column “Streetscapes”, about the history of New York City architecture, real estate, and public improvements. He wrote the “Streetscapes” column from 1986 until ..
Anatoly Sergeevich Chernyaev was born on May 26, 1921, in Moscow and died on March 13, 2017, in Moscow. He was a Russian historian and writer. Anatoly Chernyaev was a principal foreign-policy advisor to General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev during the final days of the Soviet Union. When fighting in World War II, he studied history ..
Prof. Dr. Hab. Irena Homola-Skąpska was born on January 12, 1929 and died on March 4, 2017 in Kraków. She was a Polish historian. Irena Homola-Skąpska graduated from the Jagiellonian University in 1951. In 1989 Homola-Skąpska gained the title of professor. Homola-Skąpska has been collaborated with Polski Słownik Biograficzny since 1955. Irena Homola-Skąpska passed away ..