Person:Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook (1)

Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook
d.9 Jun 1964
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  1. Janet Aitken1908 - 1988
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Name Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook
Gender Male
Birth[1] 25 May 1879 Maple, York, Ontario, Canada
Death[1] 9 Jun 1964

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William Maxwell "Max" Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, PC, ONB, (25 May 1879 – 9 June 1964) was an Anglo-Canadian business tycoon, politician, and writer.

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.

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