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  • Anthony Gustav de Rothschild (1887 - 1961)
    Anthony Gustav de Rothschild (June 26, 1887 – February 5, 1961) was a British banker and member of the Rothschild banking family. Born in London, England, he was the third and youngest of the th...
  • Henry Molyneux Paget Howard, 19th Earl of Suffolk and 12th Earl of Berkshire (1877 - 1917)
    Henry Molyneux Paget Howard, 19th Earl of Suffolk, 12th Earl of Berkshire (13 September 1877 – 21 April 1917) was a British peer, styled Viscount Andover until 1898. The eldest son of Henry ...
  • Brian Donlevy (1901 - 1972)
    Waldo Brian Donlevy (February 9, 1901 – April 5, 1972), later known as Brian Donlevy was an Irish-born American actor, noted for playing dangerous tough guys from the 1930s to the 1960s. He us...
  • Reginald Denny (1891 - 1967)
    ) Reginald Denny (20 November 1891 – 16 June 1967) was an English stage, film and television actor as well as an aviator and UAV pioneer. He was once an amateur boxing champion of Great Britai...
  • Harry Louis Nathan, 1st Baron Nathan (1889 - 1963)
    Harry Louis Nathan, 1st Baron Nathan, PC (2 February 1889 – 23 October 1963) was a Liberal politician, who later joined the Labour Party. Early life Nathan was born in London in 1889, son of...

World War I (WWI) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based on the Triple Entente of the United Kingdom, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy; but, as Austria–Hungary had taken the offensive against the agreement, Italy did not enter into the war). These alliances both reorganised (Italy fought for the Allies), and expanded as more nations entered the war. Ultimately more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history. More than 9 million combatants were killed, largely because of enormous increases in lethality of weapons, thanks to new technology, without corresponding improvements in protection or mobility. It was the sixth-deadliest conflict in world history, subsequently paving the way for various political changes such as revolutions in the nations involved.

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