Appointed as a professor in the Birbeck College under University of London, Orlando Figes had a deep interest in history from the very beginning. Even when he was a student himself, he used to pay special attention in the Russian History. In order to pursue the higher studies, he went to the Cambridge University, where he got a wider opportunity to learn about the history of the Russians. The problems in the government then, and the revolution of the entire Russia were something that thrilled Orlando very much. He was actually very moved with those events in the history. From there only he planned to write books on the Russian history.
During his education period only, his various articles were selected to be published in the institute yearly book. This even strengthened the writing skills of Figes and he eventually ended up being an author. There are various books written by him, which have already become the bestsellers. In addition, they have even achieved various awards and recognition on the global platforms. His books are a mere contribution towards the young generation, in order to make them aware of the condition of Russia long time ago. His writings are highly appreciated by other authors as well.
Orlando Figes is a lecturer in this field as well, and enlightens many other people. He gives lectures on history at his college, where he is a professor. Apart from this, his knowledge and experience is such that, even his articles and views are published in different magazines and journals. Most importantly, he is also gives his views in the Review of Books of New York. This entire honor can be earned only if you have something exceptional in you. And, Figes certainly had that quality in him to make other listen to his thoughts.
The way, with which Orlando Figes has achieved this position, is simply an inspiration for many young and aspiring writers and students as well. His guidance is so much in demand that there are students lined up for his lectures. He gives his best in helping a student to nurture his knowledge about the history. And, all this could be possible only because of the knowledge that Orlando possesses. Last, but not the least, he cleared his graduation with double starred marks, which is certainly one of the biggest achievements of Figes. You can get more information about the famous author and professor online, which can prove to be inspiring for you.