Alan John Percivale Taylor

Biography of Alan John Percivale Taylor

Alan John Percival Taylor (25 March 1906 – 7 September 1990) was a British historian who specialised in 19th and 20th century European diplomacy. Both a journalist and a broadcaster, he became well known to millions through his television lectures. His combination of academic rigour and popular appeal led historian Richard Overy to describe him as "the Macaulay of our age". Updates

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