Definition of Gibbon, Edward in English:

Gibbon, Edward

proper noun

  • (1737–94), English historian. He is best known for his multi-volume work "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" (1776–88), chapters of which aroused controversy for their critical account of the spread of Christianity.

Pronunciation

Gibbon, Edward

/ˈɡɪb(ə)n/