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Gillian Gill

Born: Jun 12, 1942

Birthplace: Cardiff

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United Kingdom

Gillian Gill

Date of Birth : Jun 12, 1942
Birth Place : Cardiff

Gillian Catherine Gill is a Welsh-American writer and academic who specializes in biography. She is the author of Agatha Christie, Mary Baker Eddy, Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale, and We Two: Victoria and Albert, Rulers, Partners, Rivals. Gill was born in Cardiff, Wales. She attended Cardiff High School for Girls, and graduated from the University of Cambridge with a first-class honours degree in French, Italian, and Latin. She obtained her Ph.D. in March 1972, also from Cambridge, for a thesis entitled Andre Malraux: A Study of a Novelist. She emigrated to the United States after marrying, and taught at Northeastern University, Wellesley, Harvard, and Yale, where she was a fellow of Jonathan Edwards College and director of the Women's Studies Program.

Profession


  • Writer

Awards Won


  • Macavity Awards for Best Critical/Biographical Mystery Work
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