Martyn Rady is Masaryk professor of Central European history at University College London. A leading expert on Central Europe, he is the author of The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction, The Emperor Charles V, and other books on Hungarian and Romanian history. He lives in Kent, UK.

Books in order of publication:

Medieval Buda – 1985

Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe: 3 – 1995

Nobility, Land and Service in Medieval Hungary – 2001

In the Shadow of Hitler: Personalities of the Right in Central and Eastern Europe – 2009

The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction – 2017

The Habsburgs: To Rule the World – 2020

The Habsburgs: The Rise and Fall of a World Power – 2021