Wolfson History Prize

Key facts

Genres / categories


Prize money: £40,000

Key dates

Shortlist announced: 02/04/2018
Winner(s) announced: 01/05/2018

Established in 1972, the Wolfson History Prize aims to recognise and reward the best historical writing produced in the UK.

The annual prize of £40,000 is awarded to the author whose book is judged to best combine readability and excellence in research.