François Kersaudy

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François Kersaudy (born 1948) is a French historian and professor of English language at the University of Paris.

He is a specialist on the works of Winston Churchill.[1] Among his books are De Gaulle et Churchill from 1981, Stratèges et Norvège 1940, les Jeux de la Guerre et du Hasard which treated the Norwegian Campaign in 1940, and Vi stoler på England (in Norwegian) from 1993. His book Winston Churchill : Le pouvoir de l'imagination was awarded the Grand prix d’histoire de la Société des gens de lettres de France, and the Grand prix de la biographie politique in 2009.[2]

His work published in English includes Norway, 1940.[3]


  1. ^ "François Kersaudy: "Churchill était le politicien étranger le plus populaire en France"". Libération (in French). Paris. 4 May 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Thématique : Winston Churchill, avec François Kersaudy" (in French). Radio France. 1 January 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Kersaudy, François (1990). London: HarperCollins. ISBN 9780002155465