1st Baron Beaverbrook

British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879-1964)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑publisher, ↑newspaper publisher, ↑politician, ↑politico, ↑pol, ↑political leader

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook — William Maxwell Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook Bt., PC (May 25, 1879 ndash; June 9, 1964) was a Canadian British business tycoon, politician, and writer. [Aitken, William Maxwell, 1st Baron Beaverbrook… …   Wikipedia

  • Baron Beaverbrook — Baron Beaverbrook, of Beaverbrook in the Province of New Brunswick in Canada and of Cherkley in the County of Surrey, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1917 for the prominent media owner and politician Max Aitken …   Wikipedia

  • Beaverbrook, Sir Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron, 1st Baronet — ▪ British politician and journalist born May 25, 1879, Maple, Ontario, Canada died June 9, 1964, near Leatherhead, Surrey, England  financier in Canada, politician and newspaper proprietor in Great Britain, one of three persons (the others were… …   Universalium

  • Maxwell Aitken, 3rd Baron Beaverbrook — Maxwell William Humphrey Aitken, 3rd Baron Beaverbrook, (born 29 December 1951) is a British peer, baronet and politician. Aitken is the grandson of the 1st Baron Beaverbrook and the only son of Sir Max Aitken, by his third marriage to Violet de… …   Wikipedia

  • Albert Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield — Infobox Person name = Baron Ashfield caption = Baron Ashfield and his daughter Marion at the reopening of the City and South London Railway, 1 December 1924 birth date = 8 August 1874 birth place = New Normanton, Derbyshire death date = 4… …   Wikipedia

  • John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir — Infobox Governor General honorific prefix = The Right Honourable name = John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir honorific suffix = GCMG GCVO CH PC LLD (Harv, hc ) LLD (Yale, hc ) DD (UoT, hc ) BA ( Oxon ) order = 15th office = Governor General of… …   Wikipedia

  • Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder — Infobox Military Person name= Arthur William Tedder born= birth date|1890|7|11 died= death date and age|1967|6|3|1890|7|11 placeofbirth= Stirling, Scotland placeofdeath= Surrey, England caption= Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder on the Italian… …   Wikipedia

  • baron — /bar euhn/, n. 1. a member of the lowest grade of nobility. 2. (in Britain) a. a feudal vassal holding his lands under a direct grant from the king. b. a direct descendant of such a vassal or his equal in the nobility. c. a member of the House of …   Universalium

  • Baron — /bann rddawonn /, n. Michel /mee shel /, (Michel Boyron), 1653 1729, French actor. * * * I Title of nobility, ranking in modern times immediately below a viscount or a count (in countries without viscounts). The wife of a baron is a baroness.… …   Universalium

  • Beaverbrook — noun British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879 1964) • Syn: ↑1st Baron Beaverbrook, ↑William Maxwell Aitken • Instance Hypernyms: ↑publisher, ↑newspaper publisher, ↑politician, ↑politico …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.