Alistair Allan HORNE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1925-11-09
Education Jesus Coll Cambridge (MA, LittD 1993), Le Rosey Switzerland, Millbrook USA
Books & Publications Publications Back into Power (1955), The Land is Bright (1958), Canada and the Canadians (1961), The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916 (1962, Hawthornden Prize 1963), The Fall of Paris: The Siege and the Commune 1870-71 (1965), To Lose a Battle: France 1940 (1969), Death of a Generation (1970), The Terrible Year: The Paris Commune (1971), Small Earthquake in Chile (1972), A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-62 (1972, Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Prize 1978, Wolfson Literary Award 1978), Napoleon Master of Europe 1805-07 (1979), The French Army and Politics 1870-1970 (1984, Enid Macleod Prize), Macmillan 1894-1956, Vol I (1988), Macmillan 1957-86, Vol II (1989), A Bundle from Britain (1993), The Lonely Leader: Monty 1944-45 (1994), How far from Austerlitz? Napoleon 1805-1815 (1996), Telling Lives: From W B Yeats to Bruce Chapman (ed, 2000), Seven Ages of Paris (2002), Age of Napoleon (2004), Friend or Foe (2004), La Belle France (2008), The French Revolution (2008), Kissinger: The Crucial Year 1973 (2009), But What Do You Actually Do? (2011)
Recreations trying to keep afloat, keeping going!
Clubs Garrick
Style Sir Alistair Horne, CBE, LittD
Career served RAF 1943-44, Coldstream Gds 1944-47, Capt attached to Intelligence Serv (ME); foreign corr Daily Telegraph 1952-55; founded Alistair Horne Research Fellowship in Modern History St Antony's Coll Oxford 1969 (supernumerary fell 1978-88, hon fell 1988-), fell Woodrow Wilson Centre Washington DC 1980-81, hon fell Jesus Coll Cambridge 1996-, distinguished visiting scholar Library of Congress USA 2005; lectr, journalist and contrib to a number of books and various periodicals; memb: Mgmnt Ctee Royal Literary Fund 1969-90, Franco-Br Cncl 1979-94, Ctee of Mgmnt Soc of Authors 1979-81; tstee Imperial War Museum 1975-82; Chevalier Légion d'Honneur 1993; FRSL
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