Alistair Horne

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Person.png Alistair Horne  Rdf-icon.png
(journalist)
Born1925-11-09
London
SpouseSheelin Horne
Member ofLe Cercle

Background

He attended Millbrook School, where he befriended William F. Buckley, who remained a lifelong friend.

World War II

Horne served in the Royal Air Force in 1943–44 and the Coldstream Guards from 1944–1947.

Career

Horne worked as a foreign correspondent for The Daily Telegraph from 1952 to 1955.

Horne was offered the authorship of Henry Kissinger's official biography but declined, opting instead to write a volume on one year in Kissinger's life (Kissinger: 1973, The Crucial Year, published in 2009.

Deep political connections

He attended Le Cercle.



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