Alan Bullock biography
Born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, on December 13, 1914, Alan Bullock was a vice chancellor of Oxford University who chaired the Schools Council, as well as the Committee on Reading and Other Uses of the English Language. One of the committee's most well-known reports was the Bullock Report, published as A Language for Life in 1975. Bullock also authored a number of works on 20th century Europe, including studies of Hitler, Bevin and Stalin. He was made a peer in 1976. Bullock died on February 2, 2004, in Oxford, England.
British historian. He studied at Oxford, was appointed censor of St Catherine's Society, Oxford (1952-62), and became Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University (1969-73), and Master of St Catherine's College, Oxford (1960-80). He was chairman of the Schools Council (1966-9), and also of the Committee on Reading and Other Uses of the English Language (1972-4), the ??Bullock Report?? being published as A Language for Life in 1975. He is also the author of numerous works on 20th-c Europe, including studies of Hitler, Bevin, and Stalin, and co-edited (with Oliver Stallybrass) the Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought (1977). He was made a peer in 1976.