The historian George L. Mosse died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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An influential, twentieth-century historian, he published treatises on Nazi Germany and European fascism, in general. He is best known for his 1961 work, The Culture of Western Europe: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.
He was born in Berlin, Germany to an affluent Jewish family that operated some of the city’s top newspapers. Facing the Nazi rise to power, his family fled to America.