FISHER, Herbert Albert Laurens (Fisher Herbert Albert Laurens)( English historian and statesman.)
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Biography FISHER, Herbert Albert Laurens (Fisher Herbert Albert Laurens)
Born in London on March 21, 1865. He was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford University, as well as in Paris and GцTttingen. For several years he lectured on history at Oxford. In 1912-1916 was the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, in 1916 became a member of parliament from the Liberal Party and Minister of Education (before 1922). In 1918 the initiative was adopted by the Fisher Education Act. Fisher was the representative of Britain in the League of Nations in 1920-1922, in 1925 was elected rector of Oxford's New College. In 1937 he was awarded the Order of Merit. Among the works of Fisher - Medieval Empire (The Medieval Empire, . 2 vols., . 1898); art of government under Napoleon (Studies in Napoleonic Statemanship, . 1903); History of England, . 1485-1547 (The History of England: 1485-1547, . 1906); Bonapartism (Bonapartism, . 1908); Republican Tradition in Europe (The Republican Tradition in Europe, . 1911); political alliances (Political Unions, . 1911), Napoleon Bonaparte (Napoleon Bonaparte, . 1913), Studies in History and Policy (Studies in History and Politics, . 1920); Historical Whigs (Whig Historians, . 1928) and History of Europe (A History of Europe, . 3 vols., . 1935),
Fisher died in London on April 18, 1940.