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Harold Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere

Person  Male  Born 26/4/1868  Died 26/11/1940

Categories: Benefactor, Journalism / Publishing

Countries: Bermuda

Newspaper owner. He and his brother Alfred, later Lord Northcliffe, developed the London Daily Mail and Daily Mirror. Born Hampstead. During the lead up to WW2 he was a strong supporter of Oswald Moseley and the British Union of Fascists and of appeasement towards Hitler. In 1940 was asked by the government to go to America to help in the war effort but following a fall he died in a hospital in Bermuda.

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Harold Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere

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44990

Coram's Fields

These grounds, the site of the Foundling Hospital, established in 1739 by Cap...

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72611

Harmsworth - IWM

In 1926 Harold Harmsworth, the first Viscount Rothermere, bought the grounds ...

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45194

Harmsworths

The verse is from "The Dead" by Rupert Brooke.

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Harold Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere

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72607

Gift from Lord Rothermere

This plaque was unveiled a second time, during the 75th anniversary celebrati...

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