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Christopher Browning

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Christopher Robert Browning (born May 22, 1944) is an American historian who is the professor emeritus of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). A specialist on the Holocaust, Browning is known for his work documenting the Final Solution, the behavior of those implementing Nazi policies, and the use of survivor testimony. He is the author of nine books, including Ordinary Men (1992) and The Origins of the Final Solution (2004).Browning taught at Pacific Lutheran University from 1974 to 1999 and eventually became a Distinguished Professor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Browning has received more than 518,797 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Christopher Browning is the 387th most popular historian, the 8,138th most popular biography from United States and the 32nd most popular American Historian.

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Among historians, Christopher Browning ranks 387 out of 339Before him are Minhaj-i-Siraj, Kenneth Clark, Alfred W. Crosby, Hermann Oldenberg, Arthur Smith Woodward, and Florian Cajori. After him are Robert Service, Carroll Quigley, Abd-al-Razzāq Samarqandī, William of Newburgh, Robert Jay Lifton, and Timothy D. Snyder.

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Among people born in 1944, Christopher Browning ranks 505Before him are Erhard Keller, Joy Fleming, Dave Edmunds, Peter Giles, Christoph Hein, and Jimmy Johnstone. After him are Nelson Acosta, Jacques Beurlet, Pierre Trentin, Willy Planckaert, Pedro de Felipe, and Francis Lee.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Christopher Browning ranks 8,138 out of 18,182Before him are William H. Crawford (1772), Liza Weil (1977), Ricky Schroder (1970), Diana Der Hovanessian (1934), Charles Augustus Young (1834), and Hope Davis (1964). After him are Judith O'Dea (1945), Johnny Moss (1907), Mia Malkova (1992), Earl Derr Biggers (1884), Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835), and James Gordon Bennett Jr. (1841).

Among HISTORIANS In United States

Among historians born in United States, Christopher Browning ranks 32Before him are Carl Benjamin Boyer (1906), Stephen Greenblatt (1943), Samuel Eliot Morison (1887), Rudolph Rummel (1932), Charles A. Beard (1874), and Alfred W. Crosby (1931). After him are Carroll Quigley (1910), Robert Jay Lifton (1926), Timothy D. Snyder (1969), Stephen F. Cohen (1938), Richard Hofstadter (1916), and Elaine Pagels (1943).