Eric Hobsbawm

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Eric Hobsbawm
CH FRSL FBA
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Hobsbawm in 2011
BornEric John Ernest Hobsbawm
9 Juin 1917
Alexandria, Sultanate o Egypt
Dee'd1 October 2012(2012-10-01) (aged 95)
Lunnon, Ingland
ThriftHistorian, social theorist an author
CeetizenshipBreetish
Alma materKing's College, Cambridge
GenreWarld history, Wastren history
Notable warksThe Age of Revolution: Europe 1789–1848,
The Age of Capital: 1848–1875,
The Age of Empire: 1875–1914,
The Age of Extremes: 1914–1991,
Bandits,
Echoes of the Marseillaise
Spoose
  • Muriel Seaman (m. 1943; div. 1951)
  • Marlene Schwartz (m. 1962)
BairnsJoshua Bennathan, Julia an Andy Hobsbawm

Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm, CH, FBA, FRSL (9 Juin 1917 – 1 October 2012) wis ane o the maist prominent 20t century Breetish an Warld historians o the Marxist schuil of thocht. Ootthrou his life he rcontinued tae be a confirmed memmer o the Breetish Communist Pairty. His best-kent warks include his trilogy aboot the lang 19t yearhunner (The Age of Revolution: Europe 1789–1848, The Age of Capital: 1848–1875; The Age of Empire: 1875–1914), The Age of Extremes on the short 20t century; an an editit vollum which introduced the influential idea o "inventit traditions".

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