Born India. Being in the air force he married Agatha while on leave, on Christmas Eve, 1914. He rose to colonel. After the war he got a job in the City and then one which took him and his family around the world. In December 1926 his declaration of love for another woman prompted Agatha's much publicised 10 day disappearance. They divorced in 1928. The picture shows the couple during the war.
Person | Male Born 1889 Died 1962
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Agatha Christie book
Unveiled on the 60th anniversary of The Mousetrap, this bronze, 2.5 m high 'b...
George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
Born Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire. Viceroy of India. Successful Foreign Secretary. Disappointed not to have become Prime Minster. Died in London.
The first Asian elected to the House of Commons, representing Central Finsbury for the Liberal Party from 1892 - 1895. This was 4 years after the Prime Minister, Lord Salisbury, had said that black...
Sir Ronald Ross
Born Almora, India. Died London, Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1902 "for his work on malaria, by which he has shown how it enters the organism and thereby has laid the foundatio...
Army officer and founder of the boy scouts and girl guides. Born as Robert Stephenson Smyth Powell at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington. His mother changed the family name to Baden-Powell after her hus...
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