Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Sir Martin Gilbert (1936-2015)

Martin Gilbert, a giant among historians of the twentieth century died on 3 February.  He wrote over 90 books, but is best known for his monumental official biography of Sir Winston Churchill, which occupied 25 years of his life (starting as research assistant to Randolph Churchill).

Daily Telegraph obit

Our Part of the Gilbert mountain

1 comment:

  1. Edwin
    I had the great fortune to catch Gilbert at a book signing in Ottawa and got a signed copy of "The Righteous" for my daughter who was very much into learning about the hoocaust. It became one of her favourite books.