Henri Martin (historian)
Henri Martin (February 20, 1810 - December 14, 1883) was a French historian celebrated in his own day, whose modern reputation has been eclipsed by the greater literary and interpretive powers of his contemporary, the equally passionate patriot Jules Michelet, whose works have often been reprinted.
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