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George Macaulay Trevelyan

  • Birth 16 Feb 1876 Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon District, Warwickshire, England
  • Death 21 Jul 1962 Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Burial Chapel Stile, South Lakeland District, Cumbria, England
  • Plot To the east of the church
  • Memorial ID 15553672

Author. He was the son of the Liberal politician, George Otto Trevelyan and great-nephew of Thomas Babington Macaulay. After being educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge, he taught modern history. His early books included ‘Giribaldi' and ‘John Bright'. Although his older brother resigned from Asquith's government in protest at Britain's involvement in the First World War, George served in the British Army. After the war, Trevelyan became a professor of modern history at Cambridge University and served in the post until 1951 when he retired. His books include ‘British History in the Nineteenth Century', ‘History of England', ‘George Otto Trevelyan' and ‘English Social History'.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Macaulay Trevelyan (16 Feb 1876–21 Jul 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15553672, citing Holy Trinity Churchyard, Chapel Stile, South Lakeland District, Cumbria, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .