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Aitken, William Maxwell, first Baron Beaverbrook (1879–1964), newspaper proprietor and politician

D. George Boyce.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Journalism. 7604 words.

Aitken, William Maxwell, first Baron Beaverbrook (1879–1964), newspaper proprietor and politician, was born on 25 May 1879 at the manse, Vaughan, Maple, Ontario, Canada. He was the third...

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Amery, Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett (1873–1955), politician and journalist

Deborah Lavin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; UK Politics. 4731 words.

Amery, Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett (1873–1955), politician and journalist, was born on 22 November 1873 at Gorakhpur in the North-Western Provinces of India, the eldest of the three...

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Astor, Waldorf, second Viscount Astor (1879–1952), politician and newspaper proprietor

R. J. Q. Adams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Journalism. 1836 words.

Astor, Waldorf, second Viscount Astor (1879–1952), politician and newspaper proprietor, was born in New York city on 19 May 1879, the elder son in the family of two sons and one daughter of...

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Baines, Edward (1774–1848), newspaper proprietor, politician, and historian

Alan G. Crosby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; UK Politics; Journalism. 1464 words.

Baines, Edward (1774–1848), newspaper proprietor, politician, and historian, was born at Walton-le-Dale, near Preston, Lancashire, on 5 February 1774, the second son of Richard Baines (d....

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Baines, Sir Edward (1800–1890), journalist, politician, and educationist

J. R. Lowerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; UK Politics. 1734 words.

Baines, Sir Edward (1800–1890), journalist, politician, and educationist, was born in Leeds on 28 May 1800, the second son of Edward Baines (1774–1848), editor of the Leeds Mercury, and his...

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Bennett, Sir Ernest Nathaniel (1865–1947), politician and journalist

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; UK Politics. 2068 words.

Bennett, Sir Ernest Nathaniel (1865–1947), politician and journalist, was born on 12 December 1865 (though in later life he gave his birth year as 1868) in Colombo, Ceylon, the only son of...

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Birk [née Wilson], Alma Lillian, Baroness Birk (1917–1996), politician and journalist

Mark Pottle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; UK Politics. 1392 words.

Birk [née Wilson], Alma Lillian, Baroness Birk (1917–1996), politician and journalist, was born on 22 September 1917 at 10 Belgrave Place, Brighton, the daughter of Barnett Wilson (formerly...

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Bland, Hubert (1855–1914), journalist and politician

Julia Briggs.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; UK Politics. 1830 words.

Bland, Hubert (1855–1914), journalist and politician, was born on 3 January 1855 at 22 Wood Street, Woolwich, where his paternal grandfather had been a plumber and his maternal grandfather...

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Blennerhassett, Sir Rowland, fourth baronet (1839–1909), journalist and politician

D. C. Lathbury.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; UK Politics. 1045 words.

Blennerhassett, Sir Rowland, fourth baronet (1839–1909), journalist and politician, born at Blennerville, co. Kerry, on 5 September 1839, was the only son of Sir Arthur Blennerhassett,...

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Bowles, Thomas Gibson (1842–1922), politician and newspaper proprietor

Alfred Cochrane.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Journalism. 995 words.

Bowles, Thomas Gibson (1842–1922), politician and newspaper proprietor, was born on 15 January 1842, the illegitimate son of Thomas Milner-Gibson (1806–1884) and Susan Bowles, of whom...

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