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Alan Charles Nelson Borg

museum director

Alan Charles Nelson Borg, museum director.


Borg, Alan Charles Nelson was born on January 21, 1942. Son of Charles Nelson and Frances Mary Olive (Hughes) Borg.


Student, Westminster School. Master of Arts, Brasenose College, Oxford University. Doctor of Philosophy, Courtauld Institute Art.


Lecturer English University d'Aix-Marseille, 1964-1965. Lecturer history of art Indiana University, 1967-1969. Assistant professor history of art Princeton University, 1969-1970.

Assistant kkper of the Armouries Her Majesty Tower of London, 1970-1978. Keeper Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University East Anglia, 1978-1982. Director Imperial War Museum, 1982-1995, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, 1995—2001.

Retired, 2001.


book Architectural Sculpture in Romanesque Provence (Oxford Studies in the History of Art and Architecture) book Arms and Armour in Britain book Heads & Horses. Two Studies in the History of the Tower Armouries


  • Other Interests

    Fencing, music, travel.


Married 1st Anne Blackmore in 1964 (divorced), one son, one daughter. Married 2nd Caroline Hill in 1976, two daughter.

Frances M. O. Hughes