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Timothy Snyder Biography

Timothy Snyder is a renowned American historian and #1 New York Times bestselling author. Snyder’s book “On Tyranny” became a New York Times best-seller. He specializes in Holocaust history as well as Central and Eastern European history. He is also a Professor of History at Yale University, specifically the Richard C. Levin Professor of History, and a Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna.

Timothy Snyder Age

How old is he? The Professor of History is 52 years old as of August 18, 2021. He was born Timothy David Synder, on August 18 1969 in Ohio, United States.

Timothy Snyder Education

Snyder attended Centerville High School. Brown University awarded him a Bachelor of Arts in history and political science, and the University of Oxford awarded him a Doctor of Philosophy in modern history in 1995, under the supervision of Timothy Garton Ash and Jerzy Jedlicka. From 1991 to 1994, he was a Marshall Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford.

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Timothy Snyder Nationality

Snyder is an American national and citizen by birth. He was born in Ohio, United State of America. He is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Timothy Snyder Parents | Family

Timothy was born in the Dayton area of Ohio, the son of veterinarian Estel Eugene Snyder and his wife Christine Hadley Snyder, a teacher, accountant, and homemaker.

Timothy Snyder Married | Wife | Children

Snyder is happily married to Marci Shore, an associate professor of intellectual history at Yale University. Since 2005, the couple has been married. Snyder and professor Shore have two children.

Timothy Snyder’s Net Worth

Snyder has amassed a modest wealth through his revenues of his. However,  this includes his property, funds, and earnings. Her main source of income is his work. Apparently, information about his net worth will be updated later.

Timothy Snyder Illness| Surgery

Details regarding his Illness are currently not yet available. Though, he said in his speech that he was inspired by his personal experience when he became ill on December 29, 2019, and had to wait for hours in an emergency room before being admitted to surgery. Her exact body weight is still under review and will be updated once confirmed publicly.

Timothy Snyder Historian | Author | Career

Synder held fellowships at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris from 1994 to 1995, the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen in Vienna in 1996, the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies at Harvard University in 1997, and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University from 1998 to 2001. The author of “On Tyranny” has been an instructor at the College of Europe Natolin Campus, as well as the Baron Velge Chair at the Université libre de Bruxelles, the Cleveringa Chair at the University of Leiden, the Philippe Romain Chair at the London School of Economics, and the 2013 René Girard Lecturer at Stanford University. At Yale University, Snyder was initially the Bird White Housum Professor of History before assuming the Richard C. Levin Professorship of History.

This is Snyder’s 2017 book, in which he offers a guide to resisting and surviving America’s authoritarian turn. In the book, he notes that America has the advantage of being able to learn from the histories of other nations, particularly Europeans, who have experienced a similar trend. They witnessed their democracy devolve into fascism, Nazism, or communism. Snyder’s 2020 book, Our Malady, is a condemnation of America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as a call for urgency in rethinking health and freedom in the country. This was inspired by his personal experience when he became ill on December 29, 2019, and had to wait for hours in an emergency room before being admitted to surgery.

Timothy Snyder Books | Author

♦  2020 – Our Malady: Lessons in Liberty from a Hospital Diary
♦  2018 – The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America
♦  2017 – On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
♦  2015 – Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning
♦  2012 – Thinking the Twentieth Century With Tony Judt

♦  2010 – Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin
♦  2008 – The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke
♦  2005 – Sketches from a Secret War: A Polish Artist’s Mission to Liberate Soviet Ukraine
♦  2003 – The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999
♦  2000 – Wall Around the West: State Power and Immigration Controls in Europe and North America
♦  1998 – Nationalism, Marxism, and Modern Central Europe: A Biography of Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz