What is another word for historiographer?

Pronunciation: [hˌɪstɔːɹɪˈɒɡɹəfə] (IPA)

Historiographer is a term that describes a person who writes or studies history. The term can be used to describe a historian, chronicler, or scholar who specializes in the study of historical events and their significance. Other possible synonyms for the term might include antiquarian, archivist, biographer, documentarian, or annalist. Each of these terms provides a slightly different nuance or emphasis to the idea of studying, documenting, or presenting historical information. Regardless of the precise term used, historiographers play a key role in making sense of the past and helping us to understand how our collective history has shaped the present.

What are the hypernyms for Historiographer?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Historiographer

In the opinion of the late Sir William Foster, through many years historiographer of the India Office, this was a chief reason for the interest Sir Thomas Smith took in Virginia.
"The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624"
Wesley Frank Craven
Thus a grave historiographer by way of speaking comfortably on this score, assures us that the volume "speedily sunk into obscurity," becoming one of the rarest of the books illustrative of our ecclesiastical annals.
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington
The proof that the historiographer Royal contributed to the anti-Whig propaganda of the spring of 1681 depends partly on contemporary or near-contemporary statements but principally on internal evidence.
"His Majesties Declaration Defended"
John Dryden

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