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Felipe Fernández-Armesto

AKA Felipe Fermin Ricardo Fernández-Armesto

Born: 6-Dec-1950
Birthplace: London, England

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration

Father: Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Mother: Betty Millan
Wife: Lesley Patricia Hook (m. 16-Jul-1977, two sons)
Son: Federico David Fermin Arturo
Son: Sebastian Felipe Xavier

    University: MA, Magdalen College, Oxford University (1976)
    University: DPhil, Magdalen College, Oxford University (1977)
    Scholar: St. John's College, Oxford University (1974-76)
    Teacher: Master, Charterhouse School (1976-81)
    Fellow: Iberian Studies, St. Antony's College, Oxford University (1981-90)
    Lecturer: Modern History, St. Antony's College, Oxford University (1983-2000)
    Professor: Global Environmental History, Queen Mary College, University of London (2000-)

    Athenaeum Club (London)
    Hakluyt Society
    Royal Historical Society

Author of books:
Columbus: And the Conquest of the Impossible (1974, biography)
Sadat and His Statecraft (1982, biography)
The Canary Islands After the Conquest: The Making of a Colonial Society in the Early Sixteenth Century (1982, history)
The Spanish Armada: The Experience of War in 1588 (1988, history)
Columbus (1991, biography)
Ferdinand and Isabella (1991, biography)
Barcelona: A Thousand Years of the City's Past (1992, history)
Millennium: A History of Our Last Thousand Years (1995, history)
Reformation: Christianity and the World, 1500-2000 (1996, religion)
Before Columbus: Exploration and Colonization from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, 1229-1492 (1997, history)
Truth: A History and Guide for the Perplexed (1997, nonfiction)
Civilizations (2000, history)
Food: A History (2001, nonfiction)
The Americas: A Hemispheric History (2003, history)
Ideas That Changed the World (2003, intellectual history)
Humankind: A Brief History (2004, history)
Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration (2006, history)
Amerigo: The Man Who Gave His Name to America (2006, biography)
1492: The Year Our World Began (2009, history)


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