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G. M. Trevelyan Facts

George Macaulay Trevelyan was a British historian. Trevelyan was the third son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan, 2nd Baronet, and great-nephew of Thomas Babington Macaulay, whose staunch liberal Whig principles he espoused in accessible works of literate narrative avoiding a consciously dispassionate analysis, that became old-fashioned during his long and productive career. The noted historian E. H. Carr considered Trevelyan to be one of the last historians of the Whig tradition. (1876 – 1962)

Quotes by G. M. Trevelyan

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan

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