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Christopher Henry Dawson FBA was a British independent scholar, who wrote many books on cultural history and Christendom. Dawson has been called "the greatest English-speaking Catholic historian of the twentieth century". The 1988–1989 academic year at the College of Europe was named in his honour.

Born 12 October 1889
Hay Castle, Hay-on-Wye, Powys, Wales
Died 25 May 1970
Budleigh Salterton, Devon, England
Occupation Scholar
Religion Roman Catholicism

Christopher Henry Dawson FBA (12 October 1889, Hay Castle – 25 May 1970, Budleigh Salterton) was a British independent scholar, who wrote many books on cultural history and Christendom. Dawson has been called "the greatest English-speaking Catholic historian of the twentieth century". The 1988–1989 academic year at the College of Europe was named in his honour.