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 18,681 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Christopher Hill is the 247th most popular historian (down from 242nd in 2019), the 2,465th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,577th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Historian.

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Among historians, Christopher Hill ranks 247 out of 339Before him are Ziya Bunyadov, William H. Prescott, Yahya of Antioch, Guglielmo Ferrero, Al-Nuwayri, and Ghazar Parpetsi. After him are Bernard Berenson, Pierre Vidal-Naquet, Johannes Meursius, Walter Burkert, Émile Mâle, and Bobojon Ghafurov.

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Among people born in 1912, Christopher Hill ranks 171Before him are Maguba Syrtlanova, Pierre Grimal, Heikki A. Alikoski, Alfred Deller, Michele Andreolo, and Xavier Montsalvatge. After him are Luiz Gonzaga, Ioannis Alevras, Yusuf Lule, B. D. Jatti, Sabiha Kasimati, and Agnes Martin. Among people deceased in 2003, Christopher Hill ranks 162Before him are Hans Hermann Groër, Hume Cronyn, Marc-Vivien Foé, Selahattin Ülkümen, William Steig, and João César Monteiro. After him are Goffredo Petrassi, Jorge Oteiza, Blaga Dimitrova, Jeanne Crain, Gregory Hines, and Garrett Hardin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Christopher Hill ranks 2,465 out of 7,765Before him are Henry of Scotland (1115), Walter Clopton Wingfield (1833), Eduardo Paolozzi (1924), Horatio Gates (1727), Henry Ireton (1611), and Alexander Neckam (1157). After him are Edwin of Northumbria (586), Richard Johnson (1927), Edwina Mountbatten, Countess Mountbatten of Burma (1901), Graham McTavish (1961), Roger Williams (1603), and Peter Gethin (1940).

Among HISTORIANS In United Kingdom

Among historians born in United Kingdom, Christopher Hill ranks 24Before him are Quentin Skinner (1940), W. Montgomery Watt (1909), William of Malmesbury (1080), George Buchanan (1506), John Foxe (1516), and Tony Judt (1948). After him are Edward Granville Browne (1862), Gerald of Wales (1146), John Keegan (1934), Paul Kennedy (1945), Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914), and A. J. P. Taylor (1906).