Simon SchamaSir Simon Michael Schama (; born 13 February 1945) is an English historian specialising in art history, Dutch history, Jewish history and French history. He is a University Professor of History and Art History at Columbia University, New York.
He first came to public attention with his history of the French Revolution titled ''Citizens'', published in 1989. In the United Kingdom, he is perhaps best known for writing and hosting the 15-part BBC television documentary series ''A History of Britain'' broadcast between 2000 and 2002.
Schama was knighted in the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours List. Provided by Wikipedia