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Douglas William John Johnson

Douglas William John Johnson, British history educator, writer. Decorated chevalier de l'Order National de Merit, 1979. Served with British Army, 1943-1944.; Fellow Royal History Society.

Background

  • Johnson, Douglas William John was born on February 1, 1925 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of John Thornburn and Christine (Douglas-Mair) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Royal Grammar School, Lancaster, Worcester College Oxford, Ecole Normale Supbrieure, Paris.

    Career

    • Lecturer in History, University of Birmingham 1949-1963, Professor, of Modern History and Head History Department 1963-1968. Professor, of French History, University College London 1968-1990. Professor Emeritus since 1990, Dean of Faculty of Arts 1979-1982.

      Chevalier, Lbgion d’honneur, Chevalier, Ordre national du mbrite, Commander des Palmes economiques.

    Works

    • Author: Guizot, 1963. The Dreyfus Affair, 1967. The French Revolution, 1972.

      Editor: A Thousand Years of French History, 1975. The Fontana History of Modern France, since 1982.

    Membership

    Served with British Army, 1943-1944. Fellow Royal History Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music; French politics.

    Connections

    • Married Madeleine Rebillard, March 25, 1950. 1 child, Anne.
    • father: John Thornburn Johnson
    • mother: Christine (Douglas-Mair) Johnson
    • spouse: Madeleine Rebillard
    • child: Anne Johnson
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