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Sir Geoffrey Elton
(1921-99)


Other names: Gottfried Rudolph Otto Ehrenberg[F76]

Awards

Knighted,1986[T15]
Fellow of the British Academy, 1967[T15]
Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, 1954[T15]

Positions Held

President of the Royal Historical Society[F76]
Regius Professor of Modern History, Cambridge, 1983–88[F76]
President of both the Selden Society, 1983-85[F76]
President of the Ecclesiastical History Society, 1983-84[F76]
Publications secretary of the British Academy, 1981-90[F76]
Professor of constitutional history at Cambridge, 1967-83[KK4]

Man Events

An English professor and political historian specialising in the English Reformation and Tudor period. He moved to England with his family in 1939, and was required to change his surname when he joined the British army. .[F76]

Place of birth: Tübingen, Germany[F76]
Place of death: Cambridge, England[F76]

 

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