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A. J. P. Taylor

AKA Alan John Percivale Taylor

Born: 25-Mar-1906
Birthplace: Birkdale, Lancashire, England
Died: 7-Sep-1990
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Golders Green Crematorium, London, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Origins of the Second World War

Military service: Home Guard (WWII)

Mother: Constance Taylor
Wife: Margaret Adams (m. 1931, div. 1951)
Wife: Eve Crossland (m. 1951, div. 1974)
Wife: Eva Haraszti (historian, m. 1976, until his death)

    High School: Bootham School, York
    University: Oriel College, Oxford University (1927)
    Professor: Magdalen College, Oxford University (1938-64)

    The Observer Columnist (1957-)
    The Guardian Book Reviewer (1931-)
    Communist Party (1924-26)
    Risk Factors: Parkinson's

Author of books:
The Italian Problem in European Diplomacy, 1847-1849 (1934, international affairs)
Germany's First Bid for Colonies 1884-1885: A Move in Bismarck's European Policy (1938, history)
The Habsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918: A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary (1941)
The Course of German History: A Survey of the Development of Germany Since 1815 (1945, history)
From Napoleon to Stalin: Comments on European History (1950, history)
Rumours of Wars (1952, history)
The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848-1918 (1954, history)
Bismarck: The Man and the Statesman (1955, biography)
Englishmen and Others (1956, international affairs)
The Trouble Makers: Dissent Over Foreign Policy, 1792-1939 (1957, international affairs)
The Origins of the Second World War (1961, history)
Politics in Wartime and Other Essays (1964, essays)
English History, 1914-1945 (1965, history)
From Sarajevo to Potsdam (1966, history)
From Napoleon to Lenin: Historical Essays (1966, essays)
Europe: Grandeur and Decline (1967, essays)
Churchill Revised: A Critical Assessment (1969, biography)
War by Timetable: How the First World War Began (1969, history)
Beaverbrook (1972, biography)
The Last of Old Europe: A Grand Tour (1976, photography)
The War Lords (1977, history)
How Wars Begin (1979, history)
Revolutions and Revolutionaries (1980, history)
Politicians, Socialism, and Historians (1980, history)
A Personal History (1983)
An Old Man's Diary (1984)
How Wars End (1985, history)
Letters to Eva, 1969-1983 (1991, letters)
From the Boer War to the Cold War: Essays on Twentieth-Century Europe (1995, essays)


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