Orlando Figes

Figes (2023) Orlando Guy Figes (; born 20 November 1959) is a British historian and writer. He was Professor of History at Birkbeck College, University of London, where he was made Emeritus Professor on his retirement.

Figes is known for his works on Russian history, such as ''A People's Tragedy'' (1996), ''Natasha's Dance'' (2002), ''The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia'' (2007), ''Crimea'' (2010) and ''Just Send Me Word'' (2012). ''A People's Tragedy'' is a study of the Russian Revolution, and combines social and political history with biographical details in a historical narrative. Figes has also contributed significantly on European history more broadly, notably with his book ''The Europeans'' (2019).

He serves on the editorial board of the journal ''Russian History'', writes for the international press, broadcasts on television and radio, reviews for ''The New York Review of Books'', and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. In 2023, Figes was awarded an Honorary Degree by the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo in Santiago, Spain. Provided by Wikipedia
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