Martin Gilbert

1936 - 2015

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Sir Martin John Gilbert (25 October 1936 – 3 February 2015) was a British historian and honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Gilbert has received more than 298,127 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Martin Gilbert is the 299th most popular historian (down from 262nd in 2019), the 3,594th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,199th in 2019) and the 35th most popular British Historian.

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Among historians, Martin Gilbert ranks 299 out of 341Before him are Nikolaus Pevsner, Benny Morris, Andrea Riccardi, Samuel Eliot Morison, Christopher Lasch, and Walter Jens. After him are Marin Drinov, Florian Cajori, Hermann Oldenberg, Donald Kagan, Agnes Arber, and G. M. Trevelyan.

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Among people born in 1936, Martin Gilbert ranks 355Before him are Bobby Seale, Gerald Scarfe, Richard Rodney Bennett, Richard E. Stearns, Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov, and Norberto Menéndez. After him are Eduard Gufeld, Margaret Mahy, Paulo Emilio, David Hess, Ronnie Bucknum, and Nahum Stelmach. Among people deceased in 2015, Martin Gilbert ranks 302Before him are Jim Loscutoff, Herberto Hélder, Allen Toussaint, Colette Marchand, Helmut Dietl, and Scott Weiland. After him are Nina Companeez, Ron Moody, Cilla Black, Rico Rodriguez, Jaroslav Holík, and Patricia Crone.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Martin Gilbert ranks 3,594 out of 6,924Before him are Hector Boece (1465), Chad of Mercia (634), Kenneth McAlpine (1920), Chris Coleman (1970), Herbert Hall Turner (1861), and Hugh Dancy (1975). After him are Estelle Winwood (1883), Saffron Burrows (1972), Jake Weber (1963), Lisa Stansfield (1966), Godfrey Rampling (1909), and Wilfrid Hyde-White (1903).

Among HISTORIANS In United Kingdom

Among historians born in United Kingdom, Martin Gilbert ranks 35Before him are Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914), Frances Yates (1899), Paul Kennedy (1945), Timothy Garton Ash (1955), Richard Hoggart (1918), and Niall Ferguson (1964). After him are Agnes Arber (1879), G. M. Trevelyan (1876), William of Newburgh (1130), George Grote (1794), Kenneth Clark (1903), and Arthur Smith Woodward (1864).