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Christopher Sandford (biographer)

Christopher Sandford (born 1 July 1956)[1] is an English journalist and biographer.

Life and career

Sandford was born in England, the son of Sefton Sandford, a senior British naval officer, and spent his childhood partly in the Soviet Union, where his father served as senior military attaché in the British Embassy, and partly in the United Kingdom.[2] He was educated at Radley College and Cambridge University, where he obtained a master's degree in history.[1][3] He began his career as a journalist in London in 1977.[1]

He lives in Seattle and London. Apart from his biographies, histories, novels and other books, he has written prolifically for newspapers and magazines in the US and the UK.[4][5]



  1. ^ a b c "Sandford, Christopher 1956–". Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  2. ^ Christopher Sandford, "Never See His Kind Again", Chronicles Magazine, April 2013, pp. 38–41.
  3. ^ "Christopher Sandford". Russian Life. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Christopher Sandford". Macmillan. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Christopher Sandford". Duckworth. Retrieved 10 January 2021.

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