Oliver Franks

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Birthday
16, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 15, 1992 (87)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 15, 1992 (87)

About

Civil servant and philosopher who was remembered as one of the founders of the post-war world.

Before Fame

He studied at Queen's College, Oxford. He became known for exonerating Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in his report on the Falklands War and its aftermath.

Trivia

He was once named the Provost of Worcester College.

Family Life

He had three daughters with wife Barbara Tanner whom he wed in 1931.

Associated With

He and scientist Tim Berners Lee both studied at Queen's College, Oxford.