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  1. Sir Harold Nicolson, in full Harold George Nicholson, (born November 21, 1886, Tehrān, Iran—died May 1, 1968, Sissinghurst Castle, Kent, England), British diplomat and author of more than 125 books, including political essays, travel accounts, and mystery novels.

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    Globo Livros. Escritor e político, Sir Harold George Nicolson (1886-1968) era filho de nobre diplomata e nasceu em Teerã. Atuou no serviço diplomático inglês de 1909 a 1929. Na década de 1930, já como membro do parlamento, foi um dos primeiros entre seus pares a denunciar o perigo representado pelo avanço do fascismo na Europa.

  3. 23 de set. de 2004 · Nicolson, Sir Harold George ( 1886–1968 ), diplomatist and politician, was born at the British legation, Tehran, on 21 November 1886, the third son of Arthur Nicolson, first Baron Carnock (1849–1928), and his wife, (Mary) Katharine Rowan (d. 1951), the youngest daughter of Captain Archibald Rowan Hamilton of Killyleagh Castle, co ...

  4. Sir Harold George Nicolson (1886-1968) was a British diplomat, historian, biographer, critic and journalist, and diarist of note. Harold Nicolson was born in Tehran, Persia (now Iran), on November 21, 1886, where his father was British charge d'affaires.

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    Nicol­son was born in Tehran, Per­sia, the youngest son of diplo­mat Arthur Nicol­son, 1st Baron Carnock. He spent his boy­hood in var­i­ous places through­out Eu­rope and the Near East and fol­lowed his fa­ther's fre­quent post­ings, in­clud­ing in St. Pe­ters­burg, Con­stan­tino­ple, Madrid, Sofia and Tang­ier. He was ed­u­cated at The Grange Sch...

    In 1909, Nicol­son joined HM Diplo­matic Ser­vice. He served as at­taché at Madrid from Feb­ru­ary to Sep­tem­ber 1911 and as Third Sec­re­tary at Con­stan­tino­ple from Jan­u­ary 1912 to Oc­to­ber 1914. In 1913, Nicol­son mar­ried the nov­el­ist Vita Sackville-West. Nicol­son and his wife prac­tised what would now be called an open mar­riage, with...

    From 1930 to 1931, Nicol­son edited the Lon­doner's Diary for the Evening Stan­dard, but dis­liked writ­ing about high-so­ci­ety gos­sip and quit within a year. In 1931, he joined Sir Os­wald Mosley and his re­cently-formed New Party. He stood un­suc­cess­fully for Par­lia­ment for the Com­bined Eng­lish Uni­ver­si­ties in the gen­eral elec­tion th...

    En­cour­aged in his lit­er­ary am­bi­tions by his wife, who was also a writer, Nicol­son pub­lished a bi­og­ra­phy of French poet Paul Ver­laine in 1921, which was fol­lowed by stud­ies of other lit­er­ary fig­ures such as Ten­nyson, Byron, Swin­burne and Sainte-Beuve. In 1933, he wrote an ac­count of the Paris Peace Con­fer­ence Peace­mak­ing 1919...

    He and his wife had two sons, Bene­dict, an art his­to­rian, and Nigel, a politi­cian and writer. Nigel later pub­lished works by and about his par­ents, in­clud­ing Por­trait of a Mar­riage, their cor­re­spon­dence, and Nicol­son's diary. In 1930, Vita Sackville-West ac­quired Siss­inghurst Cas­tle, near Cran­brook in Kent. There the cou­ple cre­a...

    He was ap­pointed Knight Com­man­der of the Royal Vic­to­rian Order (KCVO) in 1953 as a re­ward for writ­ing the of­fi­cial bi­og­ra­phy of George V, which had been pub­lished the pre­vi­ous year. There is a blue plaque com­mem­o­rat­ing him and his wife on their house in Ebury Street, Lon­don SW1.

    Bristow-Smith, Laurence. Harold Nicolson: Half-an-Eye on History. Letterworth Press, 2014. ISBN 978-2-9700654-5-6.
    Cannadine, David. "Portrait of More Than a Marriage: Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West Revisited", from Aspects of Aristocracy, pp. 210–42. (Yale University Press, 1994), ISBN 0-300-05981-7.
    Dawkins, Charlie. "Harold Nicolson, Ulysses, Reithianism: Censorship on BBC Radio, 1931". Review of English Studies 67.280 (2016): 558-578. online
    Drinkwater, Derek. Sir Harold Nicolson & International Relations, (Oxford University Press, 2005), ISBN 0-19-927385-5.
    Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Harold Nicolson
    Harold Nicolson at Find a Grave
    Newspaper clippings about Harold Nicolson in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW
  5. 15 de mar. de 2023 · Beginning in the nineteenth century, scientists speculated that the Pleistocene megafauna—species such as the giant ground sloth, wooly mammoth, and saber-tooth cat—perished because of rapid climate change accompanying the end of the most recent Ice Age. In the 1950s, a small network of ecologists challenged this view in collaboration with archeologists who used the new tool of radiocarbon ...

  6. 19 de mar. de 2023 · Harold Wilson: The Unprincipled Prime Minister? edited by: Andrew S. Crines, Kevin Hickson London, Biteback Publishing, 2016, ISBN: 9781785900310; 352pp.; Price: £16.59 Reviewer: Dr Adam Timmins Citation: Dr Adam Timmins, review of Harold Wilson: The Unprincipled Prime Minister?, (review no. 2078) DOI: 10.14296/RiH/2014/2078