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Aga Khan Iv, His Highness Prince Karim

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Religion. 516 words.

granted title His Highness by the Queen, 1957, granted title His Royal Highness by the Shah of Iran, 1959; KBE 2004

Born Genthod, Geneva, 13 Dec. 1936...

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Aislabie, Benjamin

Eric Midwinter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 555 words.

Aislabie, Benjamin (1774–1842), wine merchant and cricket administrator, was born on 14 January 1774 in Newington Green, Middlesex, the third son, and sixth and last child, of Rawson...

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Baden-Powell

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 164 words.

Born 15 Oct. 1936; s of 2nd Baron and Carine Crause Baden-Powell (née Boardman) (d 1993); m 1963, Patience Hélène Mary Batty (CBE ...

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Bazalgette, Simon Louis

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 97 words.

Born Aylesbury, 28 March 1962; s of John and Jane Bazalgette; m 1990, Elizabeth McInnes; four s

Group Chief Executive, Jockey Club, since 2008; Chairman,...

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Beaumont, William Blackledge, (Bill)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 169 words.

CBE 2008 (OBE 1982)

Born 9 March 1952; s of Ronald Walton Beaumont and Joyce Beaumont; m 1977, Hilary Jane Seed; three s

DL; Rugby Union...

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Bedser, Sir Alec Victor

Rob Steen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 2032 words.

Bedser, Sir Alec Victor (1918–2010), cricketer and businessman, was born on 4 July 1918 at his grandmother's house, 13 Pangbourne Street, Reading, one of twin sons of Arthur Bedser...

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Belanger, Mark

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 987 words.

Belanger, Mark (08 June 1944–06 October 1998), baseball player and union leader, was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the son of Ed Belanger, a factory worker and technician, and Maria...

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Bennett, Timothy

Kathy White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1300 words.

Bennett, Timothy (1676/7–1756), cordwainer and public access campaigner, is of obscure origins; details of his birth, family, and upbringing are unknown. On 19 July 1716, at All Hallows,...

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Bentley, Walter Owen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 825 words.

Bentley, Walter Owen (1888–1971), designer and racer of motor cars, was born on 16 September 1888 at 78 Avenue Road, Hampstead, London, the youngest in the family of six sons and three...

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Bernstein, David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 167 words.

CBE 2014

Born St Helens, Lancs, 22 May 1943; s of Henry Bernstein and Anne Bernstein; m 1966, Gillian Davis; four s

Chairman, Ted Baker plc, since...

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