Hilaire Belloc, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hilaire Belloc


Date of Birth: 27-Jul-1870

Place of Birth: La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 16-Jul-1953

Profession: writer, poet, politician, historian, journalist

Nationality: France, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Hilaire Belloc

  • Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren├ę Belloc (; French: [il?? b?l?k]; 27 July 1870 ÔÇô 16 July 1953) was an Anglo-French writer and historian and one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century.
  • Belloc was also an orator, poet, sailor, satirist, writer of letters, soldier, and political activist.
  • His Catholic faith had a strong impact on his works.
  • He was President of the Oxford Union and later MP for Salford from 1906 to 1910.
  • He was a noted disputant, with a number of long-running feuds, but also widely regarded as a humane and sympathetic man.
  • Belloc became a naturalised British subject in 1902 while retaining his French citizenship. His writings encompassed religious poetry and comic verse for children.
  • His widely sold Cautionary Tales for Children included "Jim, who ran away from his nurse, and was eaten by a lion" and "Matilda, who told lies and was burnt to death".
  • He also collaborated with G.
  • K.
  • Chesterton on a number of works.

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