Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Sunday 28th May 2017 | Manchester, UK

Gerald Kaufman: A Biography

Gerald Kaufman: A Biography

After a long-lasting battle with illness, Sir Gerald Kaufman, father of the House of Commons and the UK’s oldest sitting MP, passed away 26 February 2017. Kaufman, the son of More »

100 Years Since: The Russian Revolutions

100 Years Since: The Russian Revolutions

2017 marks the centenary of the tumultuous year that brought an end to Tsarism in Russia, unfolding into seventy years of Communist rule, and the rise and fall of the More »

ISIL and their Impact on History

ISIL and their Impact on History

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) burst onto the international scene in 2014 when they seized large swathes of land in Iraq and Syria. In June 2014, More »

A Brief History of American Women

A Brief History of American Women

When considering people of historical significance in recent American history, we tend to think of men such as Barack Obama, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Neil Armstrong and, of course, the great More »

A History Of Space Exploration

A History Of Space Exploration

Galileo Galilei is credited with taking the first historical landmark in space exploration; his first telescopic observation of the night sky discovered the moons of Jupiter and the phases of More »