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Philip Noel-Baker

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Philip Noel-Baker

Person  Male  Born 1/11/1889  Died 8/10/1982

Politician and Nobel prizewinner. Born Philip John Noel-Baker at Woodstock, Brondesbury Park. Educated in Britain and America. During his career at Cambridge, he was selected for the 1500 metres event in the 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games. He won the silver medal for the same event at Antwerp in 1920. After World War I, he became heavily involved in the formation of the League of Nations, serving aa assistant to Lord Robert Cecil (who also has a plaque at the same address). Entered parliament briefly in 1929 and again in 1936. He was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 1959. Died at his home 16 South Eaton Place.

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Philip Noel-Baker, 1889 - 1982, Olympic sportsman, campaigner for peace and d...

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