Ferguson, Niall

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Ferguson, Niall Gender: M
Ferguson, Niall Campbell
born on 18 April 1964 at 15:57 (= 3:57 PM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 28°36' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 21°32 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 14°34'


British historian and works as a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. Previously, he was a senior research fellow at Jesus College, Oxford, a visiting professor at the New College of the Humanities, and also taught at Harvard University.

Ferguson writes and speaks about international history, economic and financial history, and British and American imperialism. He is known for his contrarian views, like his defense of British empire. He once called himself "a fully paid-up member of the neo-imperialist gang" following the invasion of Iraq.

Ferguson has been a contributing editor for Bloomberg Television and a columnist for Newsweek. He was an advisor to John McCain's U.S. presidential campaign in 2008, supported Mitt Romney in 2012 and was a vocal critic of Barack Obama.

Ferguson has written and presented numerous television documentary series, including The Ascent of Money, which won an International Emmy award for Best Documentary in 2009. In 2004, he was named as one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Starkman quotes B.C. in hand


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian