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Nicolas Werth

Nicolas Werth in 2012.

Nicolas Werth is a French historian, and an internationally known expert on communist studies, particularly the history of the Soviet Union. He is the son of Alexander Werth, a Russian-born British journalist and writer.

He wrote the chapters dedicated to the USSR in The Black Book of Communism. Werth is a research director at the Institut d'histoire du temps présent, affiliate to CNRS. Since the 2000s, all his books are financed by the Hoover Institution.[1] In 2007, he was the historic consultant for the French television documentary film, Staline: le tyran rouge, broadcast on M6.



  1. ^ (French) Annie Lacroix-Riz, L'histoire contemporaine toujours sous influence, Delga/Le Temps des Cerises, 2012

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  • (French) Nicolas Werth on the Institut d’histoire du temps présent
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