Norman Angell

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Birthday
26, 1872
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 7, 1967 (94)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1872
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 7, 1967 (94)

About

An award-winning English journalist, he was the author of several influential economics-themed works, including The Great Illusion (1910) and a children's instructional tool called The Money Game (1928). He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1933.

Before Fame

At the age of seventeen, he moved to the West Coast of America and worked as a vine planter, cowboy, and prospector. He later accepted a position as a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Trivia

He was knighted in 1931 for his work on behalf of international peace.

Family Life

He was born in Holbeach, England, and he grew up with five siblings. In his late teens, he emigrated alone from Europe to the United States.

Associated With

At the onset of World War II, he moved to America with the goal of building up American support for Winston Churchill and Great Britain.