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292 People in group

Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher

Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher

1865-1940
Historian, politician and warden of New College, Oxford
Sitter in 23 portraits
Herbert William Fisher

Herbert William Fisher

1826-1903
Historian, barrister and author; tutor to the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII)
Sitter in 6 portraits
Edmond George Petty-Fitzmaurice, 1st Baron Fitzmaurice (Lord Edmond Fitzmaurice)

Edmond George Petty-Fitzmaurice, 1st Baron Fitzmaurice (Lord Edmond Fitzmaurice)

1846-1935
Politician and historian; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 3 portraits
James Fitzmaurice-Kelly

James Fitzmaurice-Kelly

1857-1923
Historian of Spanish literature
Sitter in 1 portrait
Michael Richard Daniell Foot

Michael Richard Daniell Foot

1919-2012
Historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Forster

John Forster

1812-1876
Historian and biographer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir John William Fortescue

Sir John William Fortescue

1859-1933
Military historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir William Foster

Sir William Foster

1863-1951
Civil servant and historian
Sitter in 7 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Mary Ellen Blanche Fox-Davies (née Crookes)

1870-1935
Family historian and Editor of Dodd's Peerage and Burkes; wife of A.C. Fox-Davies
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Augustus Freeman

Edward Augustus Freeman

1823-1892
Historian
Sitter in 4 portraits
Jean Froissart

Jean Froissart

1337?-circa 1404
Historian and poet
Sitter in 3 portraits
James Anthony Froude

James Anthony Froude

1818-1894
Historian and editor of 'Fraser's Magazine'
Sitter associated with 29 portraits
Frederick James Furnivall

Frederick James Furnivall

1825-1910
Literary historian and editor
Sitter in 13 portraits
James Gairdner

James Gairdner

1828-1912
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Archibald Geikie

Sir Archibald Geikie

1835-1924
Geologist and historian
Sitter in 5 portraits
Helmut Gernsheim

Helmut Gernsheim

1913-1995
Photographic historian and collector
Sitter in 4 portraits
Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon

1737-1794
Historian; author of 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'
Sitter in 14 portraits
David Ian Gill

David Ian Gill

1928-1997
Television producer and film historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Gillies

John Gillies

1747-1836
Historian and classic
Sitter in 5 portraits
George Peabody Gooch

George Peabody Gooch

1873-1968
Historian and politician
Sitter in 6 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Michael Grant

1914-2004
Numismatist and ancient historian
Sitter in 4 portraits
Mary Ann Everett Green (née Wood)

Mary Ann Everett Green (née Wood)

1818-1895
Historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Vivian Hubert Howard Green

Vivian Hubert Howard Green

1915-2005
Historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Grote

George Grote

1794-1871
Classical historian and Liberal politician; MP for City of London
Sitter in 15 portraits
Philip Guedalla

Philip Guedalla

1889-1944
Historian and essayist
Sitter in 26 portraits
François Pierre Guillaume Guizot

François Pierre Guillaume Guizot

1787-1874
Statesman and historian; husband of Elisabeth Charlotte Pauline Guizot (née de Meulan)
Sitter in 13 portraits
Elisabeth Charlotte Pauline Guizot (née de Meulan)

Elisabeth Charlotte Pauline Guizot (née de Meulan)

1773-1827
Historian and writer; wife of François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (William) Henry Hadow

Sir (William) Henry Hadow

1859-1937
Scholar and educationalist and critic and historian of music
Sitter in 4 portraits
Henry Hallam

Henry Hallam

1777-1859
Historian
Sitter in 13 portraits
(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

1872-1949
Journalist and historian
Sitter in 16 portraits
Lucy Barbara Hammond (née Bradby)

Lucy Barbara Hammond (née Bradby)

1873-1961
Social historian; wife of John Lawrence Le Breton Hammond
Sitter in 12 portraits
Albert Auguste Gabriel Hanotaux

Albert Auguste Gabriel Hanotaux

1853-1944
French historian and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frederic Harrison

Frederic Harrison

1831-1923
Writer, positivist and historian
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart

Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart

1895-1970
Military historian and strategist
Sitter in 27 portraits
Sir John Hayward

Sir John Hayward

1564?-1627
Historian
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Arthur Helps

Sir Arthur Helps

1813-1875
Essayist and historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Robert Henry

Robert Henry

1718-1790
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Peter Heylyn

Peter Heylyn

1599-1662
Theologian and historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Christopher Hibbert (Arthur Raymond Hibbert)

Christopher Hibbert (Arthur Raymond Hibbert)

1924-2008
Author and historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Peggy Hickman

Peggy Hickman

Historian of silhouettes
Sitter in 1 portrait

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