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Letter from Sir David Cannadine

December 2018

In this December 2018 update, Sir David Cannadine, General Editor, Oxford DNB, reviews highlights of the 460 lives added in 2018, including 14 new biographies published this month.

Naval Officers of World War I

A group portrait of 22 men who held the rank of admiral in the First World War, commissioned in Oct 1918, restored in 2014.

 

 

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DECEMBER 13, 2018

What's new: December 2018

In the latest update, Sir David Cannadine reviews highlights of the 460 lives added in 2018, including 14 new biographies published in December. 

NOVEMBER 9, 2018

100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

100 years after the end of the First World War, the Oxford DNB presents the life stories of men and women who shaped the conflict and its aftermath.

NOVEMBER 8, 2018

What's new: November 2018

 The latest update, curated by Dr Judith Bourne of St Mary’s University, Twickenham, adds the lives of 17 women involved in the movement to admit women to the legal profession.