Anne Applebaum

Anne Elizabeth Applebaum (born July 25, 1964) is an American journalist and historian. She has written extensively about Marxism–Leninism and the development of civil society in Central and Eastern Europe.

Anne Applebaum
Applebaum in 2013
Anne Elizabeth Applebaum[1]

(1964-07-25) July 25, 1964 (age 57)[2]
EducationYale University (BA)
London School of Economics (MA)
OccupationJournalist and author
Known forWriting on former Soviet Union and its satellite countries
(m. 1992)

She has worked at The Economist and The Spectator,[4] and was a member of the editorial board of The Washington Post (2002–06).[5] Applebaum won the Pulitzer Prize in April 2004 for Gulag: A History published the previous year.[6] She is a staff writer for The Atlantic[7] and a senior fellow at The Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.[8]