Sir John H. Elliott#


Sir John H. Elliott
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:805
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Elected:1990
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM


John Elliott passed away March 10, 2022.

Positions Held
  • 1990 - 1997 Regius Professor of Modern History, Oxford
  • 1973 - 1990 Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
  • 1968 - 1973 Professor of History at King's College, London
  • 1962 - 1967 Lecturer in History
  • 1957 - 1962 Assistant lecturer at Cambridge University

Fields of Scholarship
  • History of Spain
  • Spanish Empire in the early modern period
  • History of Spain, Europe and the Americas in the early modern period

Honours and Awards
  • Honorary fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, and Trinity College, Cambridge
  • Honorary doctorates from the Autonomous University of Madrid (1983), the universities of Genoa (1992), Portsmouth (1993), Barcelona (1994), Warwick (1995), Brown University (1996), Valencia (1998), Lleida (1999), Complutense University of Madrid (2003), College of William & Mary (2005), London (2007), Charles III University of Madrid (2008), Seville (2011), Alcalá (2012), and Cambridge (2013)
  • Fellow of the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford
  • 1965 Corresponding member of the Real Academia de la Historia
  • 1972 Fellow of the British Academy
  • 1994 Knighted in the 1994 New Year Honours for services to history
  • 1987 Commander of Isabella the Catholic
  • 1988 Grand Cross of Alfonso the Wise
  • 1996 Grand Cross of Isabella the Catholic
  • 1996 Prince of Asturias Prize
  • 1999 Creu de Sant Jordi
  • 1999 Balzan Prize for History, 1500 - 1800



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