Historian and broadcaster. Born Alan John Percivale Taylor in Birkdale, Lancashire. A lecturer in modern history at Manchester University and in international history at Oxford. His major works include 'The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 1848 - 1918' and 'The Origins of the Second World War'. Probably best known for his historical lectures on television. Died at a nursing home in Barnet.
Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk