Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
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|Birth:||16th February, 1876|
|Death:||21st July, 1962|
|Profession:||Historian, Professor, Writer|
George Macaulay Trevelyan was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. He was a British historian, professor, and writer. He was a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge from 1898 to 1903. He was a Regius Professor of History at the University of Cambridge from 1927 to 1943. He served as Master of Trinity College from 1940 to 1951. In retirement, he was Chancellor of Durham University. He won the 1920 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for the biography Lord Grey of the Reform Bill. He was an honorary doctor of many universities including Cambridge. He wrote several books include: English social history, History of England, England under the Stuarts, A Shortened History of England, The English Revolution, 1688-1689, England in the age of Wycliffe, The Life Of John Bright, and Englishmen and Italians.
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