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Nikolaus Pevsner
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Born: January 30, 1902

Died: August 18, 1983 (aged 81)

Bio: Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner, CBE, FBA, was a German-born British scholar of history of art and, especially, of history of architecture. He is best known for his 46-volume series of county-by-county guides, The Buildings of England, often simply referred to as Pevsner.

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