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Richard J. Evans

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Sir Richard John Evans (born 29 September 1947) is a British historian of 19th- and 20th-century Europe with a focus on Germany. He is the author of eighteen books, including his three-volume The Third Reich Trilogy (2003–2008). Evans was Regius Professor of History at the University of Cambridge from 2008 until his retirement in 2014, and President of Cambridge's Wolfson College from 2010 to 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard J. Evans has received more than 599,755 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Richard J. Evans is the 369th most popular historian (down from 318th in 2019), the 3,844th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 4,241st in 2019) and the 42nd most popular British Historian.

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Among historians, Richard J. Evans ranks 369 out of 339Before him are J. B. Bury, Christopher Lasch, Carl Benjamin Boyer, Miguel León-Portilla, Stephen Greenblatt, and Walter Jens. After him are Sara Ashurbeyli, Zdeněk Nejedlý, Simon Schama, Agnes Arber, George Grote, and Benjamin Mazar.

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Among people born in 1947, Richard J. Evans ranks 499Before him are Tracey Walter, Heide Rosendahl, Bill Smitrovich, Meredith Baxter, Alexander Yakushev, and Ilanit. After him are Camille Keaton, Takeshi Urata, Jane Curtin, Liz Torres, Mazie Hirono, and Amos Biwott.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard J. Evans ranks 3,844 out of 7,765Before him are David Richards (1952), John Pritchard (1921), Alister McGrath (1953), Eric Stewart (1945), John Aitken (1839), and Prunella Scales (1932). After him are Alicia Moreau de Justo (1885), Jim Capaldi (1944), Benjamin Robins (1707), Sid Kimpton (1887), Geoffrey Hughes (1944), and Peter Hook (1956).

Among HISTORIANS In United Kingdom

Among historians born in United Kingdom, Richard J. Evans ranks 42Before him are Clifford Edmund Bosworth (1928), G. M. Trevelyan (1876), Martin Gilbert (1936), Niall Ferguson (1964), Jonathan Riley-Smith (1938), and William Robertson (1721). After him are Simon Schama (1945), Agnes Arber (1879), George Grote (1794), Timothy Garton Ash (1955), Kenneth Clark (1903), and Arthur Smith Woodward (1864).

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