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  1. Elizabeth Pakenham, Countess of Longford, CBE (née Harman; 30 August 1906 – 23 October 2002), better known as Elizabeth Longford, was a British historian. She was a member of the Royal Society of Literature and was on the board of trustees of the National Portrait Gallery in London.

    • 30 August 1906, Marylebone, London, England
    • .mw-parser-output .marriage-line-margin2px{line-height:0;margin-bottom:-2px}.mw-parser-output .marriage-line-margin3px{line-height:0;margin-bottom:-3px}.mw-parser-output .marriage-display-ws{display:inline;white-space:nowrap}, Frank Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford, ​ ​(m. 1931; died 2001)​
    • 23 October 2002 (aged 96), Hurst Green, East Sussex, England
  2. Elizabeth Longford, RSL, CBE (1906-2002), historical biographer and family matriarch, is best known for Victoria RI (1964), her scholarly and readable life of Queen Victoria which won the James Tait Black Prize, and for her magisterial Wellington: Years of the Sword (1969) and Wellington: Pillar of State (1972).

  3. Valerie Grove. Thu 24 Oct 2002 05.24 EDT. Elizabeth Longford, who has died aged 96, was matriarch of a large dynasty that almost equalled that of Queen Victoria (one of her biographical subjects)...

  4. Learn about the life and works of Elizabeth Longford, a esteemed historical biographer and matriarch who wrote scholarly and readable books on Queen Victoria, Wellington and other topics. Find out about her family background, her research methods, her public service and her legacy.

  5. 25 de out. de 2002 · Elizabeth Longford, the best-selling biographer and political activist who was the widow of the social reformer Lord Longford and the matriarch of a family that bred other well-known writers,...

  6. 15 de abr. de 2021 · The shortlist for the 2021 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography has been revealed – tracking the exceptional lives of historical figures against the backdrop of Black liberation, World War II, the fin-de-siècle and the French revolution.

  7. When the historical biographer, Elizabeth Longford died, aged 96, in October 2003, her granddaughter Flora Fraser and Peter Soros, Flora’s American husband, had the idea of founding a prize. Commemorating Elizabeth Longford’s name, it should celebrate annually a historical biography which, like hers, combined scholarship and narrative drive.