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    Charles Darwin and Neil Armstrong for me.
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    (Original post by MalteseMalteser)
    I believe the greatest historian to have ever lived is Thucydides.
    What about Leopold Von Rank? Much of the way of examining primary sources is derived from his work
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    (Original post by Harrow.7)
    Let me rephrase that: Cromwell First modern person who fought against the system and won
    committing the words first recorded systematic genocide in the process
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    Muhammad (saw)
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    (Original post by Rational Thinker)
    What about Leopold Von Rank? Much of the way of examining primary sources is derived from his work
    In the modern era then yes you might be correct, but to me Thucydides takes it because of the way he remained neutral and trying to hide his prejudices. Also he put in dates during an era when dates weren't kept, and made sure he at least attempted to analyse his sources too - all of this in the 5th/4th Century BC. But that's just my opinion.
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    Anybody can be the greatest human ever even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat over young boys should to let him know the world hadn't ended
 
 
 
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