Alistair Horne

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Person.png Alistair Horne   AmazonRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Died25 May 2017 (Age 91)
Alma materMillbrook School
SpouseSheelin Horne
Member ofKönigswinter/Speakers, Le Cercle

Sir Alistair Allan Horne CBE FRSL was a UK journalist and author.


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.


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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