Ambrose, Stephen Edward

Born: Jan 10, 1936 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Historian

1936 - Born on January 10th in Whitewater, Wisconsin. An American biographer and historian.


1957 - He married his first wife, Judith Dorlester and had two children, Stephenie and Barry. 


1960 - He taught at the University as an assistant professor. 


1962 - His first book,  Halleck, Lincoln's Chief of Staff, was published.


1963 - He returned to Wisconsin to receive his Ph.D in History. 


1988 - Wrote "Nixon: The Education of a Politician, 1913-1962".


1990 - Wrote "Nixon: Triumph of a Politician".


1991 - Wrote "Eisenhower: Soldier and President".


1992 - He wrote "Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990".


1994 - Wrote "D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II".


1996 - Wrote "Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West".


1998 - He consulted with Steven Spielberg for the ultraviolent Saving Private Ryan.


2000 - Dr. Ambrose's most recent work, "Nothing Like it in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869", has received mixed reviews from the railroad buffs.  

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