Sir David Cannadine
Chair of the National Portrait Gallery, Dodge Professor of History at Princeton
University and General Editor of the Penguin History of Europe and Penguin
History of Britain.
He is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Chair of
the Blue Plaques Committee. His major books include The Rise and Fall of the
British Aristocracy, Ornamentalism and Mellon: A Life. He is
currently writing the Penguin history of Victorian Britain.
previously taught at Cambridge, Columbia and London universities