Ralph Norman Angell Lane

Born: Dec 25, 1872 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 94 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Writers

1872 - Born on the 26th of December in Holbeach, England.

1890 - At the age of 17, he moved to the United States and spent seven years working in California, including as a cowboy, eventually becoming a journalist.

1898 - He returned to England briefly, then moved to Paris.

1905-1912 - He was the Paris editor for the Daily Mail.

1909 - He is most widely remembered for his work, Europe's Optical Illusion, known as The Great Illusion in America.

1920 - Back in England again, he joined the Labour Party.

1928 - 1931 - He served on the Council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, was an executive for the World Committee against War and Fascism, a member of the executive committee of the League of Nations Union, and the president of the Abyssinia Association.

1929-1931 - He was MP for Bradford North.

1931 - He was knighted.

1933 - Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

1967 - Died on the 7th of October in Croydon, Surrey, England.

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