Neil Faulkner (archaeologist)

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Neil Faulkner

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Bornc. 1957
DiedFebruary 2022 (aged 64)
NationalityBritish[1]
EducationSkinners' School
Alma mater
Occupation
  • Historian
  • Archaeologist
  • Author
  • Academic
Notable work
  • A Marxist History of the World
  • A People's History of the Russian Revolution
  • A Radical History of the World
Political partySocialist Workers Party (1980–2010)
Children3[1]

Neil Faulkner FSA (c. 1957 – February 2022) was a British archaeologist, historian, writer, lecturer, broadcaster, and political activist.

In 2019, Faulkner appeared on BBC Radio 4's programme In Our Time to discuss Lawrence of Arabia.[2]

Faulkner was a Marxist and a revolutionary socialist activist. He was a member of the Socialist Workers Party, from 1980 to 2010.[3]

Faulkner was diagnosed with a rare form of blood cancer in mid-2021. He died from the disease in February 2022, at the age of 64.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "GARP team biographies – Dr. Neil Faulkner". jordan1914–18archaeology.org. Great Arab Revolt Project.
  2. "Lawrence of Arabia". BBC.co.uk. 5 December 2019. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  3. Faulkner, Neil (2017). A People's History of the Russian Revolution. Pluto Press. p. Acknowledgements – IX. ISBN 978-0745399034.
  4. "Neil Faulkner". Anti-Capitalist Resistance. Retrieved 4 February 2022.