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Hilaire Belloc
  • Name: Hilaire Belloc
  • Born: 07/27/1870
  • Died: 07/16/1953 (82 years old)
  • Occupation: Writer, Member of Parliament (1906–1910)

Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc (/hɪˈlɛər ˈbɛlək/; French:[ilɛʁ bɛlɔk]; 27 July 1870? 16 July 1953) was a British-French writer and historian and one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. Belloc was also an orator, poet, sailor, satirist, writer of letters, soldier, and political activist. His Catholic faith had a strong impact on his works. He was President of the Oxford Union and later MP for Salford from 1906 to 1910. He was a noted disputant, with a number of long-running feuds. Belloc became a naturalised British subject in 1902 while retaining his French citizenship.

Birth Name: Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc

Genre: Poetry, history, essays, politics, economics, travel literature

Birth Place: La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Seine-et-Oise, France

Death Place: Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Source: Wikipedia

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