Oswald Ernald Mosley (1896 - 1980)

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Birthplace: Rolleston Hall, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Death: Died in Orsay, Essonne department, Île-de-France, France
Cause of death: natural causes
Occupation: Founder of the British Union of Fascists
Managed by: Matthew Aidan Craig Balfour
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About Oswald Ernald Mosley

Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley, 6th Baronet, of Ancoats, (16 November 1896 – 3 December 1980) was a British politician, known principally as the founder of the British Union of Fascists. He was a Member of Parliament for Harrow from 1918 to 1924 and for Smethwick from 1926 to 1931.

'Worst' historical Britons named


  • Oswald Mosley continued to have "a pernicious impact on our society" as an inspiration for far-right groups in the UK, according to Professor Joanna Bourke of London's Birkbeck College.

  • "On his death in 1980, his son Nicholas concluded that his father was a man whose 'right hand dealt with grandiose ideas and glory' while his left hand 'let the rat out of the sewer'.

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Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley, 6th Baronet's Timeline

1896
November 16, 1896
Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
1921
February 25, 1921
Age 24
1938
November 26, 1938
Age 42
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1980
December 3, 1980
Age 84
Orsay, Essonne department, Île-de-France, France
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Berlin