Cyril Northcote Parkinson
(1909-1993)

Died aged c. 84

Cyril Northcote Parkinson (30 July 1909 – 9 March 1993) was a British naval historian and author of some 60 books, the most famous of which was his best-seller Parkinson's Law, which led him to be also considered as an important scholar in public administration and management.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Professor Cyril Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993) lived here

36 Harkness Drive, Canterbury, United Kingdom where they lived

This house is the birthplace (30 July 1909) of Cyril Northcote Parkinson, author, Professor of various universities and discoverer of Parkinson's Law which reads: 'Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion'.

45 Galgate, Barnard Castle, United Kingdom where they was born (1909)