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 (nə-krŏl′ə-jē, nĕ-)
n. pl. ne·crol·o·gies
1. A list of people who have died, especially in the recent past or during a specific period.
2. An obituary.

nec′ro·log′ic (nĕk′rə-lŏj′ĭk), nec′ro·log′i·cal adj.
ne·crol′o·gist n.
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9) In 1856, when his time had come, these words still rang in the deathbed scene of the necrologist and the biographer: during the night of his death, Thierry had allegedly woken his servant to dictate a minor correction to the Histoire de la Conquete.
Soloviev himself had served as necrologist for this journal (Messenger of Europe) for a number of years.
6) Create the position of Historian and eliminate the position of Necrologist.