Asa Briggs

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The Lord Briggs
Born(1921-05-07)7 May 1921[1]
Died15 March 2016(2016-03-15) (aged 94)
NationalityBritish
OccupationHistorian
Spouse(s)Susan Anne Banwell (1955–2016, his death)

Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs (7 May 1921 – 15 March 2016) was an English historian. He was a leading specialist on the Victorian era. He was a well-known historian of broadcasting in Britain. He was made a life peer in 1976. Briggs was born in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire.

Briggs died in Lewes, East Sussex on 15 March 2016. He was aged 94.

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  1. "The Rt Hon the Lord Briggs, FBA". Debretts.