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Alistair Horne

AKA Alistair Allan Horne

Born: 9-Nov-1925
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 25-May-2017
Location of death: Turville, Buckinghamshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Seven Ages of Paris

Military service: RAF (1943-44); British Army (Coldstream Guards, 1944-47)

Father: Allan Horne (d. 1944 automobile accident)
Mother: Auriol Hay-Drummond
Wife: Sheelin

    High School: Ludgrove School
    High School: Millbrook School, Millbrook, NY
    University: Jesus College, Cambridge University
    University: LittD, Cambridge University

    The London Daily Telegraph Foreign Correspondent (1952-55)
 
    Commander of the British Empire 1992
    French Legion of Honor 1993
    Knighthood 2003

Author of books:
Return to Power: A Report on the New Germany (1956, history)
The Land is Bright: A Portrait of America (1958, regional affairs)
Canada and the Canadians (1961, regional affairs)
The Price of Glory: Verdun, 1916 (1962, history)
The Fall of Paris: The Siege and the Commune, 1870-71 (1965, history)
To Lose a Battle: France, 1940 (1969, biography)
Death of a Generation: Neuve Chapelle to Verdun and the Somme (1970, history)
The Terrible Year: The Paris Commune, 1871 (1971, history)
Small Earthquake in Chile: A Visit to Allende's South America (1972, travelogue)
A Savage War of Peace: Algeria, 1954-1962 (1977, history)
Napoleon: Master of Europe, 1805-1807 (1979, biography)
The French Army and Politics, 1870-1970 (1984, history)
Harold Macmillan (1988, biography)
A Bundle from Britain (1993, memoir)
Monty: The Lonely Leader, 1944-1945 (1994, biography)
How Far from Austerlitz: Napoleon, 1805-1815 (1996, biography)
Seven Ages of Paris: Portrait of a City (2002, history)
The Age of Napoleon (2004, history)
Friend or Foe: An Anglo-Saxon History of France (2004, history)
The French Revolution (2009, history)
Kissinger: 1973, the Crucial Year (2009, biography)
But What Do You Actually Do? A Literary Vagabondage (2011, memoir)
Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century (2015, history)


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