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Hayden White

1928 - 2018

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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 230,349 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Hayden White is the 102nd most popular historian (down from 97th in 2019), the 1,904th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,717th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Historian.

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Among HISTORIANS

Among historians, Hayden White ranks 102 out of 341Before him are Richard Sennett, George Kedrenos, Reinhart Koselleck, Henry Thomas Buckle, Árni Magnússon, and Arnold Hauser. After him are Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani, Leo the Deacon, E. P. Thompson, Zeev Sternhell, Vasily Bartold, and François Furet.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Hayden White ranks 117Before him are John Stewart Bell, Michel Serrault, Pierre Mauroy, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Walter Mondale, and Capucine. After him are Daniel Nathans, Joseph Kittinger, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Yaacov Agam, Bob Cousy, and José Bonaparte. Among people deceased in 2018, Hayden White ranks 81Before him are Sondra Locke, Alan Bean, Paul Virilio, Efraín Ríos Montt, Thomas A. Steitz, and Joël Robuchon. After him are Dorothy Malone, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Bruno Sammartino, Aharon Appelfeld, and Robert Faurisson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hayden White ranks 1,904 out of 15,968Before him are Ellery Harding Clark (1874), Michael Biehn (1956), Tom Regan (1938), Walter Mondale (1928), Bobby McFerrin (1950), and Drew Barrymore (1975). After him are Billy Zane (1966), Daniel Nathans (1928), Mark W. Clark (1896), Dorothy Malone (1924), Frank Stella (1936), and Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966).

Among HISTORIANS In United States

Among historians born in United States, Hayden White ranks 5Before him are Thomas Kuhn (1922), Jared Diamond (1937), Donna Haraway (1944), and Richard Sennett (1943). After him are Barbara W. Tuchman (1912), Howard Zinn (1922), Deborah Lipstadt (1947), William H. Prescott (1796), Frederick Jackson Turner (1861), Stephen E. Ambrose (1936), and Natalie Zemon Davis (1928).