Nicholas Tarling, British-born New Zealand historian, Died at 86


Peter Nicholas Tarling was born on February 1, 1931, and died on May 13, 2017.

He was a historian, academic, and author.

Tarling had mostly specialized in Southeast Asian history, and wrote on 18th- and 19th-century Malaysia, North Borneo, Philippines, and Laos, especially regarding foreign involvement in those countries.

Nicholas Tarling passed away at 86 years old.