Nikolaus Pevsner

Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner CBE FBA (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983) was a German-British art historian and architectural historian best known for his monumental 46-volume series of county-by-county guides, The Buildings of England (1951–74).

Sir Nikolaus Pevsner

Born
Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner

(1902-01-30)30 January 1902
Died18 August 1983(1983-08-18) (aged 81)
London, England
Resting placeChurchyard of St Peter, Clyffe Pypard, Wiltshire, England
NationalityBritish
EducationPhD (1924)
Alma materUniversities of Leipzig, Munich, Berlin, and Goethe University Frankfurt
OccupationArt and architectural historian
Notable work
The Buildings of England
Spouse(s)
Lola Kurlbaum
(m. 1923)
ChildrenUta Pevsner, Tom Pevsner, Dieter Pevsner
Parent(s)Hugo and Anna Pevsner
AwardsAlbert Medal (1975)
Websitewww.pevsner.co.uk [dead link]