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Ian Kershaw

Born: 29-Apr-1943
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Nazi Dictatorship

Father: Joseph Kershaw
Mother: Alice Robinson
Wife: Janet Elizabeth Murray ("Betty Kershaw", professor of nursing, two sons)
Son: David Francis
Son: Stephen Patrick

    High School: Counthill Grammar School
    High School: St Bede's College, Manchester
    University: BA, University of Liverpool (1965)
    University: DPhil, Merton College, Oxford University (1969)
    Lecturer: Medieval History, Manchester University (1968-74)
    Lecturer: Modern History, Manchester University (1974-87)
    Professor: Modern History, University of Nottingham (1987-89)
    Professor: Modern History, University of Sheffield (1989-2008)

    Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
    British Academy 1991
    Royal Historical Society
    Wolfson Literary Prize 2000
    Knighthood 2002

    Christmas Lights (20-Dec-2004)

Author of books:
Bolton Priory: The Economy of a Northern Monastery, 1286-1325 (1973, economics)
Popular Opinion and Political Dissent in the Third Reich: Bavaria, 1933-1945 (1983, history)
The Nazi Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation (1985, history)
The "Hitler Myth": Image and Reality in the Third Reich (1987, history)
Profiles in Power: Hitler (1991, biography)
Hitler (1998-2000, biography)
Making Friends with Hitler: Lord Londonderry and the Roots of Appeasement (2004, history)
Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions That Changed the World, 1940-1941 (2007, history)
Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution (2008, history)
Luck of the Devil: The Story of Operation Valkyrie (2009, history)
The End: Hitler's Germany, 1944-45 (2011, history)
To Hell and Back: Europe, 1914-1949 (2015, history)

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