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G. M. Trevelyan

(1876—1962) historian, public educator, and conservationist


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(1876–1962),

historian, son of Sir G. O. Trevelyan, was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he became a member of the Apostles. He was appointed Regius professor of modern history at Cambridge in 1927, and master of Trinity in 1940. He was author of three remarkable works on Garibaldi, Garibaldi's Defence of the Roman Republic (1907), Garibaldi and the Thousand (1909), and Garibaldi and the Making of Italy (1911). His many other works include his popular and nostalgic English Social History (1944).

Subjects: Literature.


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