Oxford dictionary of national biography: in association with the British Academy : from the earliest times to the year 2000

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 1792 pages
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The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is a collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000, from the ancient (explorer Pytheas of the 4th Century BC) to the modern (Princess Diana). For this new edition, all 36,000 lives from the first edition have been completely rewritten or revised-with over 13,500 new biographies added representing all historical periods and including 3,000 new entries on women.

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Contents

Section 1
33
Section 2
71
Section 3
72
Section 4
113
Section 5
256
Section 6
321
Section 7
332
Section 8
417
Section 9
650
Section 10
726
Section 11
862
Section 12
923
Section 13
984
Section 14
988
Section 15
999
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About the author (2004)

K. D. Reynolds was a formerly Research Editor at the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography H. C. G. Matthew was the founding editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, and was Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford and a fellow of St Hugh's College

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