- a historian; esp., one appointed to write the history of some institution, country, etc.
- a specialist in historiography
Origin of historiographer; from Old French or LL: Old French historiographeur ; from Late Latin historiographus ; from Classical Greek historiographos ; from historia (see history) + graphein, to write (see graphic)
- A specialist in historiography.
- A historian, especially one designated by a group or public institution.