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It may be said that _______ was the founder of modern historiography. - History and Political Science

MCQ

It may be said that _______ was the founder of modern historiography. 

Options

  • Voltaire 

  • René Descartes 

  • Leopold Ranké 

  • Karl Marx 

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Solution

Voltaire

Voltaire was considered to be the ‘Father of the modern historiography.’

Explanation – Francois Marie Arouet who is also known as Voltaire came to be known as the ‘Father of the modern historiography’ because he thought that to write the history, it is important to consider all the aspects of human life and not just the authenticity of the historical truth and chronology.

Concept: Tradition of Historiography
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Balbharati Social Science History and Civics 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1.1 Historiography : Development in the West
Exercise | Q 1.1 | Page 6
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