Bernard Lewis

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Bernard Lewis
Born(1916-05-31)May 31, 1916
DiedMay 19, 2018(2018-05-19) (aged 101)
Academic background
Academic work
Era20th century philosophy
Main interestsOriental studies
Notable worksWhat Went Wrong?
Islam and the West

Bernard Lewis, FBA (May 31, 1916 – May 19, 2018) was a British-American historian. He worked in the oriental studies. He was also known as a public intellectual and political commentator.[1]

Lewis died on May 19, 2018, at the age of 101, in Voorhees Township, New Jersey twelve days before his 102nd birthday.[2]

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  1. Kramer, Martin (1999). "Bernard Lewis". Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing. Vol. 1. London: Fitzroy Dearborn. pp. 719–720. Archived from the original on November 13, 2010. Retrieved 2006-05-23.
  2. Murphy, Brian (May 19, 2018). "Bernard Lewis, eminent historian of the Middle East, dies at 101". Retrieved May 19, 2018.

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