Ian Kershaw

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Birthday
29, 1943
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
29, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
England

About

A famous English author and historian, he is best known for his non-fiction work about Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime. His best-known works include Hitler: A Profile in Power (1991) and Popular Opinion and Political Dissent in the Third Reich (1983).

Before Fame

He received degrees from the University of Liverpool and Merton College, Oxford. Later, he taught at the University of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England.

Trivia

He worked as a historical adviser for the BBC's documentary about the Third Reich.

Family Life

He was born to Joseph Kershaw and Alice Robinson and was raised in the Roman Catholic faith in Lancashire, England. He married Betty Kershaw, who served as Dean at the University of Sheffield.

Associated With

He was a key contributor to the 2001 BBC documentary, War of the Century, which focused on Adolf Hitler during World War II.