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The best historian is he who combines knowledge of the evidence with the largest intellect, the warmest human sympathy and the highest imaginative powers.
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G. M. Trevelyan

George Macaulay Trevelyan CBE OM (February 16, 1876 Welcombe House, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire - July 21, 1962 Cambridge ), was an English historian. Trevelyan was the third son of Sir George Trevelyan, 2nd Baronet, and great-nephew of Thomas Babington Macaulay, whose staunch liberal Whig principles he espoused in accessible works of literate narrative avoiding a consciously dispassionate analysis, that became old-fashioned during his long and productive career

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