Robert Conquest

Robert Conquest

July 15, 1917 – August 03, 2015

George Robert Acworth Conquest CMG OBE FBA FRSL} (15 July 1917 – 3 August 2015) was a British-American historian and poet. Conquest was most notable for his influential works on Soviet history including The Great Terror: Stalin's Purges of the 1930s (1968). He was a longtime research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He wrote more than a dozen books on the Soviet Union.