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A J P Taylor
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Born in Southport, Merseyside
Born on 25th of March 1906
Died on 7th of September 1990

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1906 - 1990. English historian.


Studied at Oriel College, Oxford. Lecture in modern history and international history. Major work was The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 1848-1918. Other works included The Origins of the Second World War and English History 1914-1945. Gave first lectures (on Russian Revolution) ever given on British television.

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