Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson is Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford, a Fellow of All Souls College and Principal Investigator of a five-year research project on the ‘European Fiscal- Military System 1530–1870’ funded by the European Research Council. His books have been widely translated and include The Holy Roman Empire: a thousand years of Europe’s history, and Europe’s Tragedy: a history of the Thirty Years War which won the Society for Military History’s Distinguished Book Award. His latest book, Lützen, was published in 2018 by Oxford University Press in its Great Battles series.

Articles by Peter Wilson