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Leopold Von Ranke
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Born: December 21, 1795

Died: May 23, 1886 (aged 90)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Historian

Bio: Leopold von Ranke was a German historian and a founder of modern source-based history. Ranke set the standards for much of later historical writing, introducing such ideas as reliance on primary sources, an emphasis on narrative history and especially international politics.

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