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Curtis, Lionel, 1872-1955


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    • Curtis, L. G., 1872-1955
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1872
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1955
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Order of the Companions of Honour
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Transvaal (Colony). Legislative Council
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Great Britain. Army. City of London Imperial Volunteers
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New College (University of Oxford)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Haileybury College
    • Birth Place

        Coddington (Herefordshire, England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: From empire to international commonwealth, 1995:CIP t.p. (Lionel Curtis)
    • found: LC data base, 02-16-95(hdg.: Curtis, Lionel, 1872-1955)
    • found: Some suggestions as to how certain obstacles to South African union may be overcome, 1908:page 3 (the Hon. L. G. CURTIS; Hon. L. CURTIS; Transvaal Legislative Council)
    • found: The Anglo-African who's who and biographical sketch-book, 1907, viewed online March 13, 2020:page 420 (Lionel Curtis; Transvaal Legislative Council; member of the first Legislative Council under the new Constitution, nominated by the Governor on Feb. 20, 1907)
    • found: Wikipedia, March 13, 2020Lionel Curtis; Lionel George Curtis; born at Coddington, Herefordshire in 1872; educated at Haileybury College and at New College, Oxford, where he read law; fought in the Second Boer War with the City Imperial Volunteers; served as secretary to Lord Milner; dedicated himself to working for a united self-governing South Africa; following Milner's death in 1925 he became the second leader of Milner's Kindergarten [informal name for group of Britions who served in the South African Civil Service under High Commissioner Alfred, Lord Milner, between the Second Boer War and the founding of the Union of South Africa] until his own death in 1955; his experience led him to conceptualize a Federal World Government, which became his life work; in 1912 he was appointed Beit lecturer in colonial history at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of All Souls College; in 1947 he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize; in 1949 he was appointed a Companion of Honour)
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    • 1995-02-16: new
    • 2020-03-15: revised
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