Antony Beevor is a British historian, educated at Winchester College and Sandhurst. He studied under the famous military historian John Keegan. Beevor has published several popular histories on World War II and the 20th century in general. He holds an Honorary DLitt from the University of Bath, awarded in 2010, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Kent, awarded in 2004. He is also a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.