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Sir Alistair Horne
|Born||9 November 1925|
|Died||25 May 2017 (aged 91)|
|A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962|
The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916
Sir Alistair Allan Horne CBE FRSL (9 November 1925 – 25 May 2017) was a British journalist, biographer and historian of Europe, especially of 19th and 20th century France. He wrote more than 20 books on travel, history, and biography.
Honours and awards[change | change source]
- CBE (1992)
- Knight Bachelor (2003)
- Chevalier, Ordre de la Légion d'honneur (1993)
- Fellow, Royal Society of Literature (1968)
References[change | change source]
- "Sir Alistair Horne, historian, journalist and former spy – obituary". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2017-05-27.
- "Alistair Horne". Pan Macmillan. Archived from the original on 2016-04-17. Retrieved 2016-04-06.