Trevelyan George Otto
Tre·vel·yan(trə-vĕl′yən, -vĭl′-), Sir George Otto 1838-1928.
British historian and politician who was secretary for Ireland (1882-1884) and Scotland (1886 and 1892-1895) and wrote the four-volume American Revolution (1899-1907). His son George Macaulay Trevelyan (1876-1962) was a historian and biographer whose works include a trilogy (1907-1911) on Garibaldi.
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