Michiel Horn

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Michiel Steven Daniel Horn FRSC (/ˈmkəl/ "Michael"; born September 3, 1939, Baarn, Netherlands) is a Canadian professor and historian.

Life and career[edit]

Horn's family migrated to Canada from the Netherlands in 1952, settling in Victoria, British Columbia.[1] He graduated from Victoria High School in 1956.

Horn holds a BA from the University of British Columbia, and an MA and PhD from the University of Toronto. He is currently a professor emeritus of history and university historian at Glendon College, York University, in Toronto,[2] where he has worked since 1968.[1]

Horn has been married to Cornelia Maria Schuh, a lawyer and civil servant with the Ontario provincial government, since December 29, 1984. They have two sons, Daniel and Patrick.

In 2002, Horn was inducted into the Royal Society of Canada in Academy II (Social Sciences).


  • Horn, Michiel (2009). York University: The Way Must Be Tried. McGill-Queen's University Press. ISBN 9780773534162.
  • Horn, Michiel (1998). Academic Freedom in Canada: A History. University of Toronto Press: Toronto. ISBN 0-8020-0726-0.
  • Horn, Michiel (1997). Becoming Canadian: Memoirs of an Invisible Immigrant. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-8020-7840-0.
  • Horn, Michiel, ed. (1988). The Depression in Canada: Responses to Economic Crisis. Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman. ISBN 0-7730-4761-1.
  • Horn, Michiel (1986). Years of Despair, 1929-1939. Toronto: Grolier. ISBN 0-7172-1861-9.
  • Horn, Michiel (1984). The Great Depression of the 1930s in Canada. Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association. ISBN 0-88798-099-6.
  • Horn, Michiel (1980). The League for Social Reconstruction: Intellectual Origins of the Democratic Left in Canada, 1930-1942. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-8020-5487-0.
  • Kaufman, David, ed. (1980). A Liberation Album: Canadians in the Netherlands, 1944-45. historical text by Michiel Horn. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. ISBN 0-07-092429-5.
  • Horn, Michiel; Ronald Sabourin, eds. (1974). Studies in Canadian Social History. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. ISBN 0-7710-4236-1.
  • Horn, Michiel, ed. (1972). The Dirty Thirties: Canadians in the Great Depression. Toronto: Copp Clark.

See also[edit]


  • Elizabeth Lumley (Editor), Canadian Who's Who 2006, University of Toronto Press, 2006, ISBN 0-8020-4054-3
  • Michiel Horn, Becoming Canadian: Memoirs of an Invisible Immigrant, University of Toronto Press, 1997, ISBN 0-8020-7840-0

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