Lynn Hunt

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Birthday
16, 1945
Birthplace
Panama
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Panama

About

Historian who specialized in gender history, human rights history, and the French Revolution. She spent much of her teaching career in the History Department at the University of California- Los Angeles.

Before Fame

After graduating from Carleton College and Stanford University, she taught at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California-Berkeley.

Trivia

She published an acclaimed 2007 scholarly work entitled Inventing Human Rights.

Family Life

She grew up in Minnesota, but was actually born in Panama.

Associated With

She and fellow historian/professor Paul Schroeder both specialized in the study of European history.