G. E. M. de Ste. Croix
British academicDied when: 89 years 360 days (1079 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Geoffrey Ernest Maurice de Ste.Croix, FBA (/dəseɪntˈkrɔɪ/; 8 February 1910 – 5 February 2000), known informally as Croicks, was a British historian who specialised in examining Ancient Greece from a Marxist perspective.
He was Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at New College, Oxford, from 1953 to 1977, where he taught scholars including Robin Lane Fox, Robert Parker and Nicholas Richardson.