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Kenneth O. Morgan

Andrew Gordon

Kenneth O. Morgan, Baron Morgan of Aberdyfi, has been one of Britain’s leading modern historians for over forty years. He was Fellow of The Queen’s College, Oxford, from 1966 to 1989, and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales from 1989 to 1995. He is a regular reviewer and broadcaster on radio and television. He was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1983, Honorary Fellow of The Queen’s College in 1992 and became a life peer (Labour) in 2000.

His twenty-five books include Keir HardieRadical and Socialist (1975, Arts Council book prize); Rebirth of a Nation: Wales, 1880–1980 (1981, Arts Council book prize); and The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain (1984) which has sold over 600,000 copies. His latest book is a memoir, My Histories (2015). He is married and lives in Oxfordshire.

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