Ian Kershaw

Historian Ian Kershaw Full Name: Ian Kershaw


Profession: Historian
Why Famous: One of the most distinguished and pre-eminent historians of German history, Kershaw is particularly noted for his works on the Nazi era, including his momentous biographies of Adolf Hitler, published in two parts in 1998 and 2000.

Other books of note include The End, Hitler's Germany 1944–45 (2011) and To Hell and Back: Europe, 1914-1949 (2015). Kershaw has also acted as an historical consultant and interview subject on a number of documentaries.

Born: April 29, 1943 (75 years old)
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus

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