Christopher Hill

1912 - 2003

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John Edward Christopher Hill (6 February 1912 – 23 February 2003) was an English Marxist historian and academic, specialising in 17th-century English history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Hill has received more than 16,922 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Christopher Hill is the 242nd most popular historian (down from 229th in 2019), the 2,578th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,687th in 2019) and the 25th most popular British Historian.

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Among historians, Christopher Hill ranks 242 out of 341Before him are Walter Laqueur, Georg Gottfried Gervinus, Alexander Kazhdan, Stephen E. Ambrose, Natalie Zemon Davis, and Edwin O. Reischauer. After him are Reinhart Dozy, Gustave Schlumberger, Leo Allatius, Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, Jérôme Carcopino, and Donald Keene.

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Among people born in 1912, Christopher Hill ranks 178Before him are Albert Richter, Mwambutsa IV of Burundi, Lightnin' Hopkins, Roger Courtois, Nick Cravat, and Heikki A. Alikoski. After him are Alexey Sudayev, Boun Oum, Niyazi, Erich Leinsdorf, Kamala Sohonie, and Enoch Powell. Among people deceased in 2003, Christopher Hill ranks 161Before him are Ahmadou Kourouma, Benny Carter, Art Carney, Garrett Hardin, Hope Lange, and Marc-Vivien Foé. After him are Rachel Kempson, Alexander Kemurdzhian, Emil Loteanu, Joel Antônio Martins, Françoise Giroud, and Walter J. Ong.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Christopher Hill ranks 2,578 out of 6,924Before him are Vic Elford (1935), Alexander Gordon Laing (1794), John Wilkinson (1728), Iain Banks (1954), Paul Johnson (1928), and Philip Jackson (1948). After him are Julian Sands (1958), Peter J. Ratcliffe (1954), Minette Walters (1949), C. P. Snow (1905), Frederick W. Lanchester (1868), and Allan Ramsay (1713).

Among HISTORIANS In United Kingdom

Among historians born in United Kingdom, Christopher Hill ranks 25Before him are Tony Judt (1948), Quentin Skinner (1940), William of Malmesbury (1080), Edward Granville Browne (1862), Gerald of Wales (1146), and George Buchanan (1506). After him are A. J. P. Taylor (1906), John Keegan (1934), William Robertson (1721), Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914), Frances Yates (1899), and Paul Kennedy (1945).