Philip Noel-Baker

Philip Noel-Baker

Reference number:

12065
£85.00

Description:

An original typed letter dated December 12th 1949 on Commonwealth Relations Office headed paper, clearly signed in ink by Philip Noel-Baker

Certification:

From an extensive collection of letters from notable political figures of the 1940-50s written by them to Studley Mason who was the Parliamentary Lobby Correspondent for the Times Newspaper from 1935-1956. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

19x12cm Sized Letter

Condition:

Average. View Image

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About Philip Noel-Baker

Philip Noel-Baker

PHILIP NOEL-BAKER d1982. British politician, diplomat, academic, outstanding amateur athlete and renowned campaigner for disarmament. He carried the British team flag and won a silver medal for the 1500m at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1959. He is the only person to have won an Olympic medal and received a Nobel Prize. He was a  Labour member of parliament from 1929 to 1931 and from 1936 to 1970, serving in several ministerial offices and the cabinet. He became a life peer in 1977. He died aged 92 on October 8th 1982

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