Reference Entry

Cornford, (Rupert) John (1915-1936), poet and political activist

Michael De-la-Noy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Cornford, (Rupert) John (1915-1936), poet and political activist, was born in Cambridge on 27 December 1915, the eldest son and second of the five children (three sons and two daughters) of Francis Macdonald Cornford (1874-1943), professor of ancient philosophy at Cambridge University, and his wife, Frances Crofts Cornford (1886-1960), the ...

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