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Philip Noel-Baker

Philip Noel-BakerAKA Philip John Baker

Born: 1-Nov-1889
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 8-Oct-1982
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Quaker
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Instrumental creating League of Nations and UN

Military service: British Ambulance Corps (WWI, Italy)

Father: Joseph Allen Baker (Member of UK Parliament 1905-18, b. Canada)
Wife: Irene Noel (nurse, m. 1915, d. 1956, one son)
Son: Francis Noel-Baker (Member of UK Parliament)
Mistress: Megan Lloyd George (dau. of David Lloyd George, mistress 1936-56)

    High School: Bootham School, York
    University: Haverford College
    University: BS Economics, King's College, Cambridge University (1910-12)
    Professor: International Law, University of London (1924-29)
    Professor: Dodge Lecturer, Yale University (1933-34)

    UK Member of Parliament Derby South (1950-70)
    UK Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations (1947-50)
    UK Member of Parliament Derby (1936-50)
    UK Member of Parliament Coventry (1929-31)
    Olympic Silver Medal Track, 1500 meters (1920)
    Nobel Peace Prize 1959
    Knighthood Life Peerage 1977 as Baron Noel-Baker of Derby

Author of books:
The Geneva Protocol for the Pacifc Settlement of International Disputes (1925)
The League of Nations at Work (1926)
Disarmament (1926)
Disarmament and the Coolidge Conference (1927)
The Private Manufacture of Armaments (1936)
The Arms Race: A Programme for World Disarmament (1958)
Disarm or Die (1978)
The First World Disarmament Conference (1979)


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