Group    From 1919  To 12/4/1946

League of Nations

Founded as a result of the Paris Peace Conference at the end of World War I. At its height, it had 58 member states. Although achieving much in its early years, it was unable to prevent the aggression of the Axis powers in the 1930s. It was superseded by the United Nations.

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League of Nations

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Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, 1864 - 1958, creator of the League of Nations, li...

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and International elder statesman.  Born in a village near Umtata in the Transkei, South Africa.  Gaoled 5th August 1962, sentenced to life imprisonment 12...

Person, Peace, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Seriously Famous, South Africa

5 memorials
Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst

Born in Manchester as Estelle Sylvia, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst.  Trained and initially worked as an artist. Worked with George Lansbury in the East End. 1924 Sylvia moved from the East End of...

Person, Gender Issues, Peace, Seriously Famous, Ethiopia

10 memorials
William Thomas Stead

William Thomas Stead

Campaigning journalist and spiritualist. Born Northumberland. Committed to the peace movement, women's rights, civil liberties. As part of his campaign against juvenile prostitution he 'bought' 12 ...

Person, Gender Issues, Journalism / Publishing, Paranormal, Peace, Tragedy

2 memorials
Treaty of Paris

Treaty of Paris

The agreement in which Britain acknowledged the United States to be sovereign and independent. Drafted in 1782 and effective from 12 May 1784.  The 6 men named on the memorial were the representati...

Event, Peace, France, USA

1 memorial
Olive Schreiner

Olive Schreiner

Author, campaigner against war, against racism and for womans' vote.  Best remembered for her 1883 novel, 'The Story of an African Farm'.  Born in South Africa.  Named Olive Emilie Albertina Schrei...

Person, Gender Issues, Literature, Peace, Race Issues, South Africa

1 memorial