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George Young
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Born in Greenhithe, Kent
Born in 1882
Died in 1959

Born 1882. Died 1959 - English historical essayist.



Won scholarship to Balliol College, Oxford. Joint secretary of Ministry of Reconstruction in 1917. Left Civil Service disillusioned and published a biography of Edward Gibbon in 1932. Wrote essays on Victorian England, Charles I and Cromwell. Volumes of essays included Today and Yesterday (1948) and Last Essays (1950).

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