Antony James BEEVOR

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-12-14
Education Winchester, RMA Sandhurst
Books & Publications Publications four novels; The Spanish Civil War (1982), Inside the British Army (1990), Crete: The Battle and the Resistance (1991, Runciman Prize), Paris After the Liberation (with Artemis Cooper, 1994), Stalingrad (1998, Samuel Johnson Prize, Wolfson History Prize, Hawthornden Prize), Berlin: The Downfall (2002, Longman-History Today Award), The Mystery of Olga Chekhova (2004), A Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army 1941-1945 (2005), The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 (2006, La Vanguardia Prize), D-Day: The Battle for Normandy (2009, Prix Henry Malherbe, RUSI Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature), The Second World War (2012)
Recreations reading, gardening
Clubs Brooks's
Style Antony Beevor, Esq
Career historian; Lt 11 Hussars (PAO) 1967, served BAOR and UK 1967-70; freelance journalist 1970, various mktg and advtg positions 1971-75, first novel published 1975, occasional journalist and literary critic; Lees-Knowles lectr Univ of Cambridge 2002-03, visiting prof Birbeck Coll London 2003-, visiting prof Univ of Kent; participant Armed Forces into the 21st Century seminars KCL 1993-95, memb Exec Cncl French Theatre Season London 1996-97, tstee London Library 2002-04, chm Soc of Authors 2003-06 (memb Cncl 2002-), memb Waterloo 200 Ctee; judge Shiva Naipaul Meml Prize 2000, judge Br Acad Book Prize 2004-05, judge David Cohen Prize 2005, memb Steering Ctee Samuel Johnson Prize 2004-; Hon DLitt: Univ of Kent 2004, Univ of Bath 2010, UEA 2014; FRSL 1999; Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 1997, Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana (Estonia) 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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