Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook
b.25 May 1879 Maple, York, Ontario, Canada
d.9 Jun 1964
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Lord Beaverbrook held a tight grip on the British media as an influential press baron, owning The Daily Express newspaper, as well as the London Evening Standard and the Sunday Express. His political career included serving as a Minister in the British government during both World Wars.
Beaverbrook was an influential and often mentioned figure in British society of the first half of the 20th century.