Modris Eksteins

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Birthday
13, 1943
Birthplace
Latvia
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
Latvia

About

Canadian historian whose book Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age won the Ferguson Prize.

Before Fame

He emigrated to Canada as a child and attended Upper Canada College.

Trivia

He developed a special interest in German history and modern culture.

Family Life

He was the son of a Baptist minister.

Associated With

He and Bill Clinton were both Rhodes scholars.