John Acton

John Acton

Born: January 10, 1834

Died: June 19, 1902

Nationality: English

Occupation: Historian

Biography: John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, known as Sir John Dalberg-Acton, and usually referred to simply as Lord Acton, was an English Catholic historian, politician, and writer.

Source/Notes: Essays in the study and writing of history (1986 edition), Liberty Fund Inc.

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