Oliver Rackham

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Oliver Rackham
Oliver Rackham.JPG
Born(1939-10-17)17 October 1939
Died12 February 2015(2015-02-12) (aged 75)
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge
Known forWoodlands
AwardsOrder of the British Empire (1998)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Cambridge

Oliver Rackham (17 October 1939 – 12 February 2015) was a British academic. He studied the British countryside, especially trees, woodlands and wood pasture, Rackham wrote a number of books, including The History of the Countryside (1986) and one on Hatfield Forest.

He died on 12 February 2015 at the age of 75.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. James Warren (February 13, 2015). "Professor Oliver Rackham, 1939-2015". corpus.cam.ac.uk.