Clapier, John Harold (Clapham John Harold)( English historian.)
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Biography Clapier, John Harold (Clapham John Harold)
Born in Manchester in 1873. He graduated from King's College, Cambridge University. He has lectured on history and economics at Cambridge in 1898-1902, then became a professor of economics at the University of Leeds. Returned to Cambridge in 1908 as dean of King's College, was a tutor in this college in 1913-1928 and vice-rector in 1933-1943. In 1928 he was elected the first professor of economic history at Cambridge University and held this position until his retirement in 1938. In 1940, became president of the British Academy. Erected in knighted in 1943. Among his works - Economic Development of France and Germany: 1815-1914 (The Economic Development of France and Germany: 1815-1914, . 1921), The Economic History of Modern Britain (An Economic History of Modern Britain, . 1926, . 1932, . 1938); History of the Bank of England - (The Bank of England, . a History, . 1944),
. He died in a train on the route between London and Cambridge, 20 March 1946.