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==Description==
 
==Description==
  
Historian and travel writer.  Notable for the Pax Britannica trilogy (1968–78), a history of the British Empire.  Transgender, and formerly James Morris.  Famous for being the reporter embedded with mountaineers Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay as they became the first to summit Mount Everest.  Awarded the Commander of the British Empire (1999).  Awarded the Golden PEN Award by English PEN for "a Lifetime's Distinguished Service to Literature".  Welsh nationalist.  
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Historian and travel writer.  Notable for the Pax Britannica trilogy (1968–78), a history of the British Empire.  Transgender, and formerly James Morris.  Famous for being the reporter embedded with mountaineers Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay as they became the first to summit Mount Everest.  Awarded the Commander of the British Empire (1999).  Awarded the Golden PEN Award by English PEN for "a Lifetime's Distinguished Service to Literature".  Welsh nationalist.
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==See Also==
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* [[LGBTQ Travel Writers]]
  
 
==Further Reading/Research==
 
==Further Reading/Research==

Latest revision as of 13:17, 30 June 2020

Jan Morris

Country

Great Britain

Birth - Death

1926 -

Occupation

Writer

Notable Achievements

CBE, FRSL

Description

Historian and travel writer. Notable for the Pax Britannica trilogy (1968–78), a history of the British Empire. Transgender, and formerly James Morris. Famous for being the reporter embedded with mountaineers Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay as they became the first to summit Mount Everest. Awarded the Commander of the British Empire (1999). Awarded the Golden PEN Award by English PEN for "a Lifetime's Distinguished Service to Literature". Welsh nationalist.

See Also

Further Reading/Research


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