Why is Voltaire said to be the founder of modern historiography?

a. Voltaire’s original name was Francois – Marie Arouet. He was French.
b. He opined that along with objective truth and chronology of historical events considering social traditions, trade, economy, agriculture, etc. was also equally important in historiography.
c. It gave rise to the thought that understanding all aspects of human life is important for history writing.
d. Thus, it is said that Voltaire was the founder of modern historiography.

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