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Adam Fergusson

Adam Fergusson

Adam Fergusson (on the right) with Lord Snowdon in Bath in the early 1970s, doing the research which led to the 1973 publication of The Sack of Bath.

Adam Fergusson was born in Scotland in 1932 and educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he read History. He was a leader writer on the Glasgow Herald, foreign editor of the Statist, and features writer, largely on environmental subjects, on The Times. He was MEP for West Strathclyde from 1979-84, special advisor at the Foreign Office from 1984-89, and thereafter a consultant on European affairs for international industry and commerce. He wrote The Sack of Bath in 1973 and in 1975 When Money Dies: The Nightmare of the Weimar Hyper-Inflation, which has recently been reprinted. Adam Fergusson has published three novels and is an honorary vice-president of the Bath Preservation Trust. He has four children and eleven grandchildren and lives in London.

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