Welcome to Sir Martin Gilbert's website, a celebration of his life and his work, his passion, his philosophy, his favourite haunts, his humour and his humanity.
The official biographer of Winston Churchill and a leading historian on the Twentieth Century, Sir Martin is a scholar and an historian who, through his 88 books, has shown there is such a thing as “true history”.
Sir Martin Gilbert Memorial Evening
Save The Date: A memorial evening to honour Sir Martin Gilbert will be held in Central London on Tuesday 24th November 2015, 7.15 -9 pm. More information to follow....Read more >>
More a Time for Mourning
First published in The Independent : 3 September 1989 By Martin Gilbert In the midst of the current commemorations of the outbreak of the Second World War, I feel uneasy. Commemorations should be a cause of pride. Yet the outbreak of war in 1939 was in many ways shamefu...Read more >>
Tribute from the Churchill Centre
Newly Redesigned Website Provides Fitting Resource to the Life and Works of the Official Biographer of Sir Winston Churchill The late Sir Martin Gilbert (1936–2015) passed away in February. Since then his widow, Lady Esther Gilbert, has overseen the redesign of his ...Read more >>