Edward A. Allworth, American historian, Died at 95


Edward A. Allworth was born on December 1, 1920, and died on October 20, 2016.

He was an American historian who is Emeritus Professor of Turco-Soviet Studies at Columbia University.

Allworth joined the faculty in 1961, focusing most of his research and teaching to the study of ethnic minority populations in Soviet Central Asia.

Edward’s many works includes the Soviet war in Afghanistan, and various ethnic groups featuring the Crimean Tatars, Uzbeks, Tajiks, and Bukharan Jews.

Edward A. Allworth passed away at 95 years old.