Definition of chronologer in English:

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Pronunciation: /krəˈnɒlədʒə/


A person who studied historical records to establish the dates of past events: Jonson was elected chronologer of London in 1628
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  • A writer of great versatility, Middleton also wrote many pageants and masques, and was appointed city chronologer in 1620.
  • In 1634, by the king's desire, Jonson's salary as chronologer to the city was again paid.
  • One chronologer, the Huguenot scholar Joseph Justus Scaliger, won renown for his reformation of the traditional approach to chronology.
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