Norman Stone 8 March 1941- 18 June 2019 (always with us)
Biography:'With the University's gratitude for Prof. Stone's distinguished contribution to scholarship while at Bilkent (05.10.1995-18.06.2019)
Following his first class honours degree in history from Gornville and Caius College, Cambridge, Norman Stone undertook extensive research in Vienna archives while living in Austria and Hungary (1962-1965). In 1984 he was appointed professor of modern history at Oxford University. Prof. Stone is the author of numerous books including The Eastern Front, 1914-1917, Europe Transformed, 1878-1919, World War One. He has edited and translated many other books on Central-Eastern Europe and Russia, wrote a regular column for the Sunday Times for five years, and during 1987-1990, he served as Margaret Thatcherâ€™s foreign policy advisor. Prof. Stoneâ€™s latest books are The Atlantic and Its Enemis and Turkey: A short History.
- M.A. History, Cambridge University