Sir Martin Gilbert

Sir Martin Gilbert CBE D.Litt. is a noted historian, best known for his role as the official biographer of Sir Winston Churchill. Sir Martin has attracted some attention since his nomination to the Iraq Inquiry, this in particular to his likening of George W Bush and Tony Blair to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.

Sir Martin died in February 2015.

Biographies etc:

See the Inquiry’s biography and photograph

Wikipaedia entry

Other information:

Sir Martin’s website