Award-winning historian and fellow in politics, Balliol College, Oxford
Sudhir Hazareesingh was born in Mauritius. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and has been Fellow and Tutor in Politics at Balliol College, Oxford, since 1990. Among his books are The Legend of Napoleon (Granta, 2004) and Le Mythe Gaullien (Gallimard, 2010). He won the Prix du Mémorial d’Ajaccio and the Prix de la Fondation Napoléon for the first of these, and a Prix Histoire du Sénat for the second.