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Cynical Historian

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Birthday
31, 1988
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1988 (age 31)
Birthplace
United States

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History buff who has gained fame for his The Cynical Historian YouTube channel. He has earned more than 10 million total views for his video essays documenting real-life historical events alongside analyses of films in his "Based on a True Story" series.

Before Fame

He earned his BA in history from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas in 2012. He created his YouTube channel in 2013. 

Trivia

He has amassed more than 100,000 total subscribers on YouTube. He worked as a graduate assistant at the University of New Mexico, where he also enrolled as a PhD candidate in history, in 2017. 

Family Life

His full birth name is Joseph Hall-Patton.

Associated With

He and Tom Richey are both famous history educators on YouTube.

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