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Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire BellocAKA Joseph-Pierre Hilaire Belloc

Born: 27-Jul-1870
Birthplace: La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France
Died: 16-Jul-1953
Location of death: Guildford, Surrey, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Our Lady of Consolation and St. Francis Churchyard, West Grinstead, West Sussex, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Historian, Poet

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Bad Child's Book of Beasts

Good friend of G. K. Chesterton.

Father: Louis Belloc (d. 1872)
Mother: Bessie Rayner Parkes (b. 1829, d. 1925)
Sister: Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
Wife: Elodie Hogan (b. 1870, m. 1896, d. 1914)

    High School: Oratory School, Birmingham, England
    University: BA History, Balliol College, Oxford University (1894-, first class honors)

    UK Member of Parliament for Salford (1906-10)
    Naturalized UK Citizen 1902

Author of books:
Verses and Sonnets (1895, poetry)
The Bad Child's Book of Beasts (1896, juvenile)
The Modern Traveller (1898, poetry)
Danton (1899)
Lambkin's Remains (1900)
Robespierre (1901)
The Path to Rome (1902)
Mr. Burden (1904)
Cautionary Tales for Children (1907, juvenile)
On Nothing (1908)
On Everything (1909)
On Anything (1910)
The Four Men (1912)
Europe and the Faith (1920, history)
The Cruise of the "Nona" (1925)
History of England (192531, history, 4 vols.)
James II (1928, biography)
Wolsey (1930, biography)
Heroic Poem in Praise of Wine (1932, poetry)

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