Lockhart, Robert Hamilton Bruce, 1887-1970

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British government official and author; head of special mission to Soviet government, 1918; director-general, Political Intelligence Department, Foreign Office, 1940-1945.

From the description of Sir Robert Hamilton Bruce Lockhart papers, 1895-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872191

Biographical Note

  • 1887 September 2: Born, Anstruther, Scotland
  • 1912 - 1915 : Vice-Consul, British Foreign Service, Moscow
  • 1915 - 1917 : Acting Consul-General, British Foreign service, Moscow
  • 1918 January: Head of Special Mission to the Soviet Government
  • 1918 Sept. - 1918 Oct. : Arrested by the Bolsheviks; released and exchanged for Maxim Litvinov
  • 1919 - 1922 : Commercial Secretary to British Legation, Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1922 - 1928 : Worked in banking in Central Europe
  • 1929 - 1937 : Member, Editorial Staff, Evening Standard (London)
  • 1932: Author, Memoirs of a British Agent
  • 1934: Author, Retreat from Glory
  • 1936: Author, Return to Malaya
  • 1937: Author, My Scottish Youth
  • 1938: Author, Guns or Butter?
  • 1939 - 1940 : Director-General, Political Intelligence Department, British Foreign Office
  • 1940 - 1941 : British Representative with Provisional Czechoslovak government in London
  • 1941 - 1945 : Deputy Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, British Foreign Office and Director-General of Political Warfare Executive
  • 1943: Knighted, Order of St. Michael and St. George
  • 1947: Author, Comes the Reckoning
  • 1948: Author, My Rod My Comfort
  • 1950: Author, The Marines Were There
  • 1951: Author, Ján Masaryk Author, Scotch
  • 1952: Author, My Europe
  • 1955: Author, Your England
  • 1957: Author, The Two Revolutions Friends, Foes and Foreigners
  • 1960: Author, Giants Cast Long Shadows
  • 1970 February 27: Died, Hove, England

From the guide to the Sir Robert Hamilton Bruce Lockhart papers, 1895-1971, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace)

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associatedWith Budberg, Moura. person
associatedWith Budberg, Moura. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Foreign Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965 person
associatedWith Lockhart, Robin Bruce. person
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Reilly, Sidney George, 1874-1925. person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
associatedWith Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962, person
correspondedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Czechoslovakia
Great Britain
Soviet Union
Czechoslovakia.
Soviet Union
Great Britain
Russia (Federation)
Subject
World War, 1939-1945 Czechoslovakia
Secret service
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain
Espionage, British
Espionage, British--Soviet Union
Secret service Great Britain
World War, 1939-1945
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Birth 1887-09-02

Death 1970-02-27

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