Barbara (Wertheim) Tuchman

Barbara (Wertheim) Tuchman (1912 - 1989)

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Barbara Tuchman formerly Wertheim
Born in New York City, New Yorkmap
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Died in Greenwich, Connecticutmap
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Barbara Wertheim Tuchman was an American historian and author. She won the Pulitzer Prize twice, for The Guns of August (later August 1914), a best-selling history of the prelude to and the first month of World War I, and Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911–45, a biography of General Joseph Stilwell.

Tuchman focused on writing popular history.

Tuchman was the daughter of the banker Maurice Wertheim. She was a first cousin of New York district attorney Robert M. Morgenthau, a niece of Henry Morgenthau, Jr., and granddaughter of Henry Morgenthau, Sr., Woodrow Wilson's Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire.


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