Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook

Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook : biography 25 May 1879 - 9 June 1964 As a young man, Aitken made his way to Halifax, Nova Scotia...

Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook

Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook : biography 25 May 1879 - 9 June 1964 In addition to his ministerial role, Beaverbrook also accompanied Churchill to several...

Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook

Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook : biography 25 May 1879 - 9 June 1964 In 1957, a bronze statue of Lord Beaverbrook was erected at the...

Charles Perrault

Charles Perrault : biography 12 January 1628 - 16 May 1703 Charles Perrault (12 January 1628 – 16 May 1703) was a French...

Charles Perrault

Charles Perrault : biography 12 January 1628 - 16 May 1703 In 1668, Perrault wrote La Peinture ('’Painting’’) to honor the king's first painter, Charles...

Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza

Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza : biography April 2, 1921 - April 26, 2002 Hans Henrik (Hans Heinrich "Heini") Ágost Gábor Tasso Thyssen-Bornemisza de...

Peggy Guggenheim

Peggy Guggenheim : biography August 26, 1898 - December 23, 1979 Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim (August 26, 1898 – December 23, 1979) was an...

Peggy Guggenheim

Peggy Guggenheim : biography August 26, 1898 - December 23, 1979 In Bethan Roberts' first play for radio, "My Own Private Gondolier", Peggy Guggenheim's troubled...

Peggy Guggenheim

Peggy Guggenheim : biography August 26, 1898 - December 23, 1979 The Cocteau exhibition was followed by exhibitions on Wassily Kandinsky (his first one-man-show in...

J. Paul Getty

J. Paul Getty : biography December 15, 1892 - June 6, 1976 Marriages, divorces, and children Getty was married and divorced five times. He had...