historian

[ hi-stawr-ee-uhn, -stohr- ]
/ hɪˈstɔr i ən, -ˈstoʊr- /

noun

an expert in history; authority on history.
a writer of history; chronicler.

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Origin of historian

1400–50; late Middle English. See history, -an
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British Dictionary definitions for historian

historian
/ (hɪˈstɔːrɪən) /

noun

a person who writes or studies history, esp one who is an authority on it
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