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Peter Laslett

AKA Thomas Peter Ruffell Laslett

Born: 18-Dec-1915
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Died: 8-Nov-2001
Location of death: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Interred, Wolvercote Cemetery, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The World We Have Lost

Military service: Royal Navy (Bletchley Park, WWII)

Wife: Janet Crockett Clark (m. 1947, until his death, two sons)
Son: George
Son: Robert

    High School: Watford Grammar School for Boys
    University: BA, St. John's College, Cambridge University (1938)
    Fellow: St. John's College, Cambridge University (1948-51)
    Lecturer: History, Cambridge University (1953-66)
    Reader: Politics and Social Structure, Cambridge University (1966-83)
    Fellow: Trinity College, Cambridge University (1953-2001)

    British Academy 1979
    Commander of the British Empire 1997

Author of books:
The World We Have Lost: England Before the Industrial Age (1965, history)
Family Life and Illicit Love in Earlier Generations: Essays in Historical Sociology (1977, social studies)
Statistical Studies of Historical Social Structure (1979, social studies)
A Fresh Map of Life: Emergence of the Third Age (1989, social studies)

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