Someone who studies history is called a Historian.


what do you call a person who studies history, someone who studies historySomeone who studies the ancient times is called a HistorianHistory is the study of series of past events, connected with someone or something, particularly in human affairs. Someone who studies and writes about History, especially human History is called a  Historian. A Historian explores, gathers, compiles and reveals the facts and information about the past. A Historian can be an amateur or a professional. Historians collect facts and figures from the past and through a series of studies and research compile the results to present them.

In America students are taught World History as a subject along with the US History to give them a better outlook of globalized economy.


  1. She was in a shock when she found out that her second husband is a Historian too.
  2. After reading the adventures of an Historian I decided to become one too.

Possible Questions

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  • Historiographer
    • Someone who studies and writes history of a group, period or institution based on reliable bits and pieces is called a Historiographer.
  • Chronicler
    • A person who pens down important historical events is called a Chronicler.

Amazing Facts about History

In this article we present facts from history you most likely didn’t study in school.

  • The war between Isles of Scilly and Netherlands was officially declared as the longest war in the history of the world. A very interesting thing about this war is that there were no casualties.
  • The shortest war that lasted only for 38 minutes, was the Anglo-Zanzibar war in 1896.
  • Albert Einstein declined the role of the 2nd President offered to him in 1952 by Israel.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte was once attacked by rabbits.
  • Researches from Princeton, in 1929, turned a live cat into a telephone.
  • American President Ronald Reagan worked as a lifeguard in high school and during his service as a lifeguard he saved 77 people.
  • A Paris orphanage, in 1912, held a raffle to raise money, the price of that raffle was live babies.
  • A man from New Orleans engaged a pirate to salvage Napoleon Bonaparte from St. Helena’s prison.
  • It may surprise you that King George I of England was in fact a German.
  • General Antonio López de Santa Anna (President of Mexico), in 1838, ordered a full military burial for his amputated leg, after his ankle was shattered by canon-fire.
  • At the beginning of World War I, the American Air force had only 5 – 12 air-crafts and 18 pilots.
  • One and only elephant in Berlin zoo was killed by the very first bomb, during World War II, dropped on Berlin by the Allies.
  • The Arabic numerals were actually invented by mathematicians from India instead of Arab.
  • The oldest and still working parliament of the world was established in 930 in Iceland.
  • Great Fire of London, in 1666, regardless of its horrible nature and damage, caused (almost destroyed 13,500 houses) only 8 human casualties.
  • In Ancient Egypt, slabs of stones were used as pillows.
  • In 1173, shortly after construction started, uneven foundation of Pisa Tower was settled. For some reasons the construction was stopped and restarted after 100 years. As a result, the leaning tower of Pisa was never straight.
  • American President John F. Kennedy, English writers Anthony Burgess and Aldous Huxley, and Clive Staples Lewis, commonly called C. S. Lewis all died on November 22.
  • Before 1960’s smoking was considered healthy by the doctors.
  • From 1912 to 1948 the Olympic games used to award medals to the winners in the fields to literature, painting, sculpture, music and art.
  • Hitler was a vegetarian and was against animal cruelty.
  • In his young age Hitler had a crush on a Jewish girl named Stefanie Isa.
  • US President, George Washington, started his school at the age of 6 but had to leave his studies at the age of 15 as his mother could not afford his school expenses.