Event    From 1957 

Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

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International organization that brings together scholars and public figures to work toward reducing the danger of armed conflict and to seek solutions to global security threats. Founded by Joseph Rotblat and Bertrand Russell in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Canada, following the release of the Russell–Einstein Manifesto in 1955.

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Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

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Sir Joseph Rotblat

Sir Joseph Rotblat, KCMG, CBE, FRS (1908 - 2005) one of Poland's finest sons,...

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Robert Maxwell

Robert Maxwell

Publisher, politician and swindler. Born Ján Ludvík Hyman Binyamin Hoch, in Slatinské Doly (now Solotyino, Ukraine). He came to Britain after WW2 where he built up the Pergamon Press, acquired the ...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Politics & Administration, Czechoslovakia

1 memorial
Sir William Prichard

Sir William Prichard

Alder President associated with St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1702. A director of the slave trading Royal African Company and a governor of the colonial Irish Society.

Person, Medicine, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

1 memorial
Baron Ferdinand James Anselm de Rothschild

Baron Ferdinand James Anselm de Rothschild

Art collector, politician and philanthropist.  Austrian nobleman born Paris, France, into the banking family. He was the sixth of the eight children of Baron Anselm Salomon von Rothschild (1803-187...

Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Austria, France, Germany

1 memorial
Fountain Tavern

Fountain Tavern

Here the political opponents of Sir Robert Walpole met, using the title of the Fountain Club. Since the Kit-Cat Club, Walpole's supporters, also met here, we have to trust that the landlord arrange...

Building, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
Thomas Layton

Thomas Layton

Councillor for over 50 years and was Chairman of the Brentford Local Board from 1876 and first Chairman of the Brentford Urban District Council in 1894. FSA, Chairman Brentford Library Committee. ...

Person, Museums / Libraries, Politics & Administration

1 memorial