Beaverbrook,First Baron

Bea·ver·brook (bēʹvər-bro͝ok'), First Baron Originally William Maxwell Aitken. 1879-1964.
Canadian-born British publisher, financier, and politician. He founded his press empire on the Daily Express (1916) and the Evening Standard (1923), held many cabinet positions during the 1940s, and was a confidant of Winston Churchill.

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Universalium. 2010.

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