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Tony Judt

Born: Jan 2, 1948

Death: Aug 6, 2010

Birthplace: East End of London

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United Kingdom

Tony Judt

Date of Birth : Jan 2, 1948
Date of Death : Aug 6, 2010
Birth Place : East End of London

Tony Robert Judt, FBA was a British historian, essayist, and university professor who specialized in European history. Judt moved to New York and served as the Erich Maria Remarque Professor in European Studies at New York University, and Director of NYU's Erich Maria Remarque Institute. He was a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books. In 1996 Judt was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 2007 a corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.


  • Writer
  • Professor
  • Author
  • Historian
  • Essayist

Also known as

  • Tony Robert Judt
  • Tony Robert Judt, FBA


  • Jennifer Homans


  • Daniel Judt
  • Nicholas Judt

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
  • New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
  • Hannah Arendt Prize
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