Alan Palmer

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Alan Warwick Palmer (born 1926) is a British author of historical and biographical books.

Background[edit]

Palmer was educated at Bancroft's School, Woodford Green, London, and Oriel College, Oxford. He spent 19 years as senior history teacher at Highgate School before becoming a full-time writer and researcher.[1] His wife Veronica Palmer has collaborated on several of his books.

Honours and awards[edit]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1980.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

Biographies[edit]

  • Twilight of the Habsburgs: The Life and Times of Emperor Francis Joseph (1997). ISBN 978-0-87113-665-7.
  • A Brief History of Napoleon in Russia
  • Kings and Queens of England
  • Napoleon & Marie Louise: the Emperor's second wife
  • Bernadotte: Napoleon's Marshal, Sweden's King
  • The Life and Times of George IV
  • Metternich
  • (German) Metternich. Der Staatsmann Europas (1986). ISBN 978-3-546-47346-0.
  • Alexander I: Tsar of war and peace
  • The Kaiser: Warlord of the Second Reich (1978). ISBN 978-0-297-77393-1.
  • Bismarck
  • Kemal Atatürk (Makers of the 20th Century)
  • Princes of Wales
  • The Royal House of Greece
  • The Chancelleries of Europe
  • Franz Joseph I
  • Frederick The Great
  • Sam Boyce (Australia)

History[edit]

Reference works[edit]

  • A dictionary of modern history, 1789–1945
  • The Penguin Dictionary of Twentieth Century History
  • Penguin Dictionary of Modern History, 1789–1945
  • Quotations in History: A Dictionary of Historical Quotations
  • Who's Who in Modern History
  • An Encyclopaedia of Napoleon's Europe (1984). ISBN 978-0094787001.
  • The Facts on File Dictionary of 20th Century History
  • Dictionary of the British Empire and Commonwealth
  • Who's Who in World Politics
  • A Dictionary of Modern Politics
  • The Chronology of British History

References[edit]

  1. ^ History Study Centre: Retrieved 24 April 2012.; Faber author page: Retrieved 24 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Royal Society of Literature All Fellows". Royal Society of Literature. Retrieved 10 August 2010.