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    History Faculty building

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King George I established the Regius Professorship of Modern History in 1724. Since then Cambridge has boasted a series of renowned historians such as Lord Acton, GM Trevelyan, Herbert Butterfield, Geoffrey Elton and JH Plumb.

The Faculty of History is one of the largest history departments in the world. Its work spans the globe and exemplifies the rich variety of sub-disciplines that constitutes history today.

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