Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley, 6th Baronet

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Oswald Ernald Mosley

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Rolleston Hall, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Death: Died in Orsay, Essonne department, Île-de-France, France
Cause of death: natural causes
Place of Burial: cremated in Paris; ashes scattered on the pond at Orsay
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Oswald Mosley, 5th Baronet and Katharine Maud Mosley
Husband of Lady Cynthia Blanch Mosley; Cynthia Blanche Mosley and Diana Mitford, The Hon. Lady Mosley
Father of Vivien Elisabeth Forbes Adam; Nicholas Mosley, 3rd Baron Ravensdale; <private> Mosley; Alexander Mosley and <private> Mosley

Occupation: Founder of the British Union of Fascists
Managed by: Matthew Aidan Craig Balfour
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About Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley, 6th Baronet

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
1923
June 25, 1923
Age 26
London
1938
November 26, 1938
Age 42
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1980
December 3, 1980
Age 84
Orsay, Essonne department, Île-de-France, France