Harold George Nicholson Edit Profile
Educated Wellington, Balliol College, University of Oxford. Honorary doctor Universities Athens, Grenoble, Glasgow, Dublin, Durham.
; 2 sons. With British Foreign Office, 1909, assigned to Madrid, 1910, Constantinople, 1911, Foreign Office, 1914, member British delegation to Peace Conference, 1919, 2d secretary Diplomatic Service, 1919, 1st secretary, 1920, counsellor, 1925, Tehran, 1925, Berlin, 1927, resigned, 1929. Member editorial staff Evening Standard, 1930. Member of Parliament, 1935-1945.
Parliamentary Section to Ministry Information, 1940-1941. Joined Labour Party, 1947. Governor British Broadcasting Corporation, 1941-1946.
Chairman Committee London Library, 1952-1957. Vice chairman of executive National Trust. Honorary fellow of Balliol.
Trustee, National Portrait Gallery, 1948-1964.
Fellow Royal Society Literature. Member Classical Association (president 1950-1951), New York Academy (honorary). Clubs: Travellers, Beefsteak.
Married Victoria Mary Sackville-West, 1913 (deceased.