Hayden White

1928 - 2018

Hayden White

Hayden White (July 12, 1928 – March 5, 2018) was an American historian in the tradition of literary criticism, perhaps most famous for his work Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe (1973/2014). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hayden White has received more than 201,363 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 97th most popular historian.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.50

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Among historians, Hayden White ranks 97 out of 292Before him are Richard Sennett, Arnold Hauser, George Kedrenos, Yuval Noah Harari, Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani, and Evagrius Scholasticus. After him are Eunapius, C. Northcote Parkinson, Hermann Alexander Diels, Doukas, Henry Thomas Buckle, and Al-Waqidi.

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Among people born in 1928, Hayden White ranks 112Before him are Fidel Ramos, John Stewart Bell, Seki Matsunaga, Georgy Dobrovolsky, Einojuhani Rautavaara, and Lorna Wing. After him are Christa Ludwig, Lina Wertmüller, Vidal Sassoon, Fumihiko Maki, Paul Elvstrøm, and Walter Mondale. Among people deceased in 2018, Hayden White ranks 82Before him are Avicii, Aharon Appelfeld, Lill-Babs, Thorvald Stoltenberg, Yoshinobu Ishii, and Efraín Ríos Montt. After him are Paul Virilio, James Mirrlees, Maria Bueno, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Robert Faurisson, and Uri Avnery.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hayden White ranks 1,717 out of 12,171Before him are Chuck Yeager (1923), Billy Crystal (1948), Chris Kyle (1974), Ed McBain (1926), Anthony Kiedis (1962), and Lloyd Bridges (1913). After him are Frank Borzage (1894), Kathryn Joosten (1939), Harlow Shapley (1885), William Henry Pickering (1858), Eleanor Parker (1922), and Chris Pratt (1979).