historian

[hi-stawr-ee-uhn, -stohr-]
noun
1.
an expert in history; authority on history.
2.
a writer of history; chronicler.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English. See history, -an

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historian (hɪˈstɔːrɪən)
 
n
a person who writes or studies history, esp one who is an authority on it

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Example sentences
Nobody thinks being an art historian is physical work, but it is.
The prominence given to the church seems to have appealed forcibly to the
  historian.
Yesterday's papers are quite valuable to the historian.
Working on this kind of thing is a good way to trick yourself into thinking
  you're a historian.
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