AHA President, 1980


University of Washington

Read In Memoriam in Perspectives, October 1993

David H. Pinkney (July 2, 1914–May 26, 1993) was a scholar of the French Revolution and the postrevolutionary era. He taught at the University of Washington, and co-founded the Society for French Historical Studies, an AHA affiliate.



Napoleon III and the rebuilding of Paris. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1958.

A festschrift for Frederick B. Artz, edited by David H. Pinkney and Theodore Ropp. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1964.

Napoleon; historical enigma, edited with an introd. by David H. Pinkney. Lexington, Mass., Heath, 1969.

The French revolution of 1830, by David H. Pinkney. Princeton N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1972.

History of France, G. de Bertier de Sauvigny, David H. Pinkney; French text translated by James Friguglietti. Rev. and enl. ed. Histoire de France. English Arlington Heights, Ill.: Forum Press, 1983.

Decisive years in France, 1840-1847, by David H. Pinkney. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1986.