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Deutscher, Isaac (1907–1967), biographer and historian, was born in Chrzanow, near Cracow, Galicia, in Austro-Hungarian Poland on 3 April 1907, the eldest among the three children of Jacob Kopel Deutscher, who owned his own printing business, and his second wife, Gustawa, née Jolles...


Philip Guedalla (1889–1944) by Sir William Rothenstein © Estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London


Guedalla, Philip (1889–1944), historian and essayist, was born on 12 March 1889 in Elgin Avenue, Maida Vale, London, the only son of David Guedalla, an almond broker in Mincing Lane, who came from a Spanish-Jewish family, and his wife, Louise Soman. Guedalla's talents developed early, and at ...


Low, Sir Sidney James Mark (1857–1932), journalist, historian, and essayist, was born at Blackheath, London, on 22 January 1857, the eldest child in the family of six sons and five daughters of Maximilian Loewe or Low (1830-1900) and his wife Theresa née Schacherl (1835-1887)...