Robert Conquest (15 July 1917 – 3 August 2015) was one of Britain's most respected historians. He was a long-time Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, U.S.A. He specialised in research of Stalin's Russia. He was initially a poet and also is known for his political works.
His works include:
- New Poems 1953
- Poems (1955)
- Back to Life: Poems from Behind the Iron Curtain (1958)
- Russia After Kruschev (1965)
- Industrial workers in the USSR (1967)
- The Egyptologists [with Kingsley Ames] (1968).
- Lenin (1972)
- Present Danger - Towards A Foreign Policy (1979).
- The Harvest of Sorrow (1986) on the enforced collectivisation and famines in the Ukraine.
- Last Empire:Nationality and the Soviet Future (1986).
- Tyrants and Typewriters - Communiques in the struggle for truth (1989).
- Stalin and the Kirov Murder (1989).
- The Great Terror (1968/1990) a study of Stalin's 1930s purges in which millions died.
- Stalin: Breaker of Nations (1991).
- Stalin (1999).
- Reflections on a Ravaged Century: Reign of Rogue Ideologies (1999)
- The Dragons of Expectation: Reality and Delusion in the Course of History (2005)
- Poems (2009).
In addition, he translated Alexander Solzhenitsyn's book of wartime memories, Prussian Nights in 1977.