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Acton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing. 346 words.

Born 30 July 1941; s of 3rd Baron Acton, CMG, MBE, TD and Hon. Daphne, o d of 4th Baron Rayleigh, FRS and Lady Mary Hilda, 2nd ...

Adams, Richard George

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 200 words.

Born 10 May 1920; s of Evelyn George Beadon Adams, FRCS, and Lilian Rosa Adams (née Button); m 1949, Barbara Elizabeth Acland; two d...

Albemarle

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 194 words.

MC

Born 28 Feb. 1882; e s of 8th Earl and Lady Gertrude Lucia Egerton (d 1943), only children of 1st Earl Egerton of Tatton; ...

Allaun, Frank

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 181 words.

Born 27 Feb. 1913; s of Harry and Hannah Allaun; m 1st, 1941, Lilian Ball (d 1986); one s one d; 2nd, 1989, Millie Bobker; died 26 Nov. 2002...

Ames, Nathaniel

Winfred E. A. Bernhard.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing. 1485 words.

Ames, Nathaniel (09 October 1741–20 July 1822), almanac writer, physician, and political activist, was born in Dedham, Massachusetts, the son of Nathaniel Ames and Deborah Fisher Ames. The...

Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 294 words.

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch.,...

Anstee, Dame Margaret (Joan)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education; Literature; Publishing. 711 words.

DCMG 1994

Born 25 June 1926; d of Edward Curtis Anstee and Anne Adaliza (née Mills); died 25 Aug. 2016

lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and...

Arbuthnot, Sir John (Sinclair-Wemyss)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 326 words.

1st Bt cr 1964, of Kittybrewster, Aberdeen; MBE 1944; TD 1951

Born 11 Feb. 1912; s of late Major K. W. Arbuthnot, the Seaforth Highlanders; ...

Asturias, Miguel Angel

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 183 words.

Born 19 Oct. 1899; died 9 June 1974

Guatemalan writer and diplomat; Guatemalan Ambassador in Paris, 1966–70

Atholl

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 245 words.

DBE, 1918; Hon. DCL (Oxford, Durham); Hon. LLD (Glas., Man., Leeds, McGill (Canada) and Columbia (New York) Universities); FRCM

Born d of Sir James Henry...

Ayala, Ramon Pérez de

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 217 words.

Born Oviedo, Spain, 9 Aug. 1880; m Mabel Rick; two s; died 5 Aug. 1962

Spanish diplomatist and author, critic and poet

Bagot, Theodosia, (Lady Bagot)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 134 words.

Born 1865; 3rd d of Sir John Leslie, 1st Bt; m 1st, 1885, Lt-Col Josceline FitzRoy Bagot, MP (d 1913); one s three d; son was Sir Alan Desmond Bagot, 1st Bt (...

Barber, John (bap. 1675, d. 1741), printer and local politician

Nicholas Rogers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Publishing. 745 words.

Barber, John (bap. 1675, d. 1741), printer and local politician, was born at Gray's Inn Lane, London, in the parish of St Andrew's, Holborn. He was baptized at St Andrew's on 11 April 1675....

Baron, Richard (d. 1768), literary editor and political writer

Leslie Stephen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Political Theory; Publishing. 336 words.

Baron, Richard (d. 1768), literary editor and political writer, was born at Leeds, and educated at Glasgow University between October 1737 and May 1740. He left with a testimonial signed by...

Bauer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 166 words.

DSc; FBA 1975

Born 6 Nov. 1915; unmarried; died 3 May 2002

Professor of Economics, University of London, at the London School of Economics, 1960–83...

Beaumont of Whitley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Religion. 340 words.

MA (Oxon)

Born 22 Nov. 1928; o s of Major and Hon. Mrs M. W. Beaumont; m 1955, Mary Rose Wauchope; one s two d...

Bell, Sir Stuart

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 347 words.

Kt 2004

Born High Spen, Co. Durham, 16 May 1938; s of Ernest and Margaret Rose Bell; m 1st, 1960, Margaret (marr. diss.), d of Mary Bruce; one s one ...

Benbow, William (1787–1864), radical and publisher

Malcolm Chase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Publishing. 1011 words.

Benbow, William (1787–1864), radical and publisher, was born at Middlewich, Cheshire, where he was baptized on 21 February 1787, one of thirteen children of William Benbow (bap. 1750, d....

Benn, Rt Hon. Anthony Neil Wedgwood, (Rt Hon. Tony)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 394 words.

Born 3 April 1925; er surv. s of 1st Viscount Stansgate, DSO, DFC, PC, former Labour MP and Cabinet Minister (d 1960); unsuccessfully attempted to renounce his right of...

Benn, Sir Ernest John Pickstone, second baronet (1875–1954), publisher and libertarian

Deryck Abel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Publishing. 1087 words.

Benn, Sir Ernest John Pickstone, second baronet (1875–1954), publisher and libertarian, was born in Ferncliffe Road, Hackney, London, on 25 June 1875, the eldest child of the four sons and...