Robert Conquest

George Robert Acworth Conquest, CMG (Julie 15, 1917 – August 3, 2015) or Robert Conquest wis an English-American historian an poet. He wis best kent for his influential wirks o Soviet history. Thay include The Great Terror: Stalin’s Purges of the 1930s. He receivit the Presidential Medal o Freedom in November 2005.[1]

Robert Conquest
Robert Conquest in 1987
BornGeorge Robert Acworth Conquest
15 Julie 1917(1917-07-15)
Great Malvern, Worcestershire, Ingland
Dee'd4 August 2015(2015-08-04) (aged 98)
Stanford, California, U.S.
CitizenshipUnitit States,
Unitit Kinrick
Alma materMagdalen College, Oxford
ThriftHistorian, poet
Notable wirk(s)The Great Terror: Stalin's Purges of the 1930s
Hauf-marrae(s)Joan Watkins (m. 1942–1948)
Tatiana Mihailova (m. 1948–1962)
Caroleen MacFarlane (m. 1964–1978)
Elizabeth Neece Wingate (m. 1979–2015) (his death)

Conquest wis born on Julie 15, 1917 in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England. He studit at Magdalen College, Oxford.

He wis mairrit til Joan Watkins frae 1942 til thay divorced in 1948. Then he wis mairrit til Tatiana Mihailova frae 1948 til thay divorcit 1962. Then he wis mairrit til Caroleen MacFarlane frae 1964 til thay divorcit in 1978. Then he wis mairrit til Elizabeth Neece Wingate frae 1979 til his daith in 2015. He haed twa sons frae Watkins an ane step-dochter frae Wingate.

Conquest deit in Stanford, California frae pneumonia at the age o 98.[2]


  1. "Ukraine honors Robert Conquest with Presidential Medal of Honor". Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  2. "Robert Conquest, Seminal Historian of Soviet Misrule, Dies at 98". New York Retrieved 4 August 2015.

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