About Me

About Me

Mark Simner is an historian and author primarily interested in British military history from 1700 to 1945. He has written five books and contributed many articles to numerous international history magazines.

Simner’s current books include: An Illustrated Introduction to the Battle of Waterloo; Pathan Rising: Jihad on the North West Frontier of India, 1897-1898; The Sirdar and the Khalifa: Kitchener’s Reconquest of Sudan, 1896-1898; Chitral 1895: An Episode of the Great Game; and The Lion and the Dragon: Britain’s Opium Wars with China, 1839-1860.

Simner is a graduate of the University of Central England and a post-graduate of the University of Portsmouth. He lives in England.