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The Lord Briggs
Born (1921-05-07)7 May 1921
Died 15 March 2016(2016-03-15) (aged 94)
Nationality British
Occupation Historian
Spouse(s) Susan Anne Banwell (1955–2016, his death)

Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs (7 May 1921 – 15 March 2016) was an English historian. He was a leading specialist on the Victorian era. He was a well-known historian of broadcasting in Britain. He was made a life peer in 1976. Briggs was born in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire.

Briggs died in Lewes, East Sussex on 15 March 2016. He was aged 94.


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