Historian who has earned worldwide acclaim for his 2014 New York Times best-selling book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. In 2018, he gave a keynote speech about the future of humankind at the Davos-based World Economic Forum in Congress Hall.
He earned his PhD in history from Oxford University in 2002. He previously studied medieval and military history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem between 1993-1998.
He won the highly-coveted Polonsky Prize for Creativity and Originality in both 2009 and 2012. His 2014 book Sapiens was shortlisted on the Royal Society of Biologists' 2015 Book Awards.
He met his husband Itzik Yahav in 2002.