1 October 2021

The CapX Podcast: Alex Deane on Lessons from History

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Most us know about Henry VIII, Napoleon and Churchill, but what about history’s unheralded heroes?

For the latest CapX podcast we welcomed political commentator, former Tory adviser and self-declared amateur historian Alex Deane, whose new book Lessons from History shines a light on the less-known characters who have helped shape our world.

From sharp-shooting barons to self-medicating surgeons, to the Lion of Africa and a bear who nearly caused a nuclear war, this is history in all its technicolour glory with an unforgettable cast of characters.
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John Ashmore is Editor of CapX.