Barbara Tuchman
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Born: January 30, 1912

Died: February 6, 1989 (age 77)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Historian, writer, journalist

Bio: Barbara Wertheim Tuchman was an American historian and author. She became widely known first for The Guns of August, a best-selling history of the prelude to and the first month of World War I, which won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1963.

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