Henry Thomas Buckle

1821 - 1862

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Henry Thomas Buckle (24 November 1821 – 29 May 1862) was an English historian, the author of an unfinished History of Civilization, and a strong amateur chess player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Thomas Buckle has received more than 75,664 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Henry Thomas Buckle is the 99th most popular historian (up from 102nd in 2019), the 1,156th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,163rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular British Historian.

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Among historians, Henry Thomas Buckle ranks 99 out of 341Before him are George Ostrogorsky, Evagrius Scholasticus, Hermann Alexander Diels, Richard Sennett, George Kedrenos, and Reinhart Koselleck. After him are Árni Magnússon, Arnold Hauser, Hayden White, Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani, Leo the Deacon, and E. P. Thompson.

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Among people born in 1821, Henry Thomas Buckle ranks 23Before him are Johann Josef Loschmidt, Nikolay Nekrasov, Heinrich Barth, Sebastian Kneipp, Anita Garibaldi, and Giovanni Bottesini. After him are Duchess Caroline Mariane of Mecklenburg, Andrew Kim Taegon, Ernst Engel, Bartolomé Mitre, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and Franz Doppler. Among people deceased in 1862, Henry Thomas Buckle ranks 14Before him are Mikhail Ostrogradsky, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Fromental Halévy, Božena Němcová, Karl Nesselrode, and Hon'inbō Shūsaku. After him are Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Carl Ludwig Blume, Carlos Antonio López, Peter Barlow, Ludwig Uhland, and Princess Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Thomas Buckle ranks 1,156 out of 6,924Before him are Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax (1881), Ken Hensley (1945), Olave Baden-Powell (1889), John Stewart Bell (1928), Rod Evans (1947), and Simon Stock (1164). After him are Oldfield Thomas (1858), George Atwood (1745), John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland (1504), Annie Chapman (1841), Seamus Heaney (1939), and Daniel Burley Woolfall (1852).

Among HISTORIANS In United Kingdom

Among historians born in United Kingdom, Henry Thomas Buckle ranks 5Before him are Arnold J. Toynbee (1889), Bede (672), Edward Gibbon (1737), and Bernard Lewis (1916). After him are E. P. Thompson (1924), C. Northcote Parkinson (1909), Peter Burke (1937), Steven Runciman (1903), Norman Davies (1939), Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800), and Anthony Blunt (1907).