BOOK ISLINGTON HOTELS

Featured Destination

January 2019: Get Fit on the North York Moors

January is the traditional month for regretting the excesses of December and promising yourself – and others – that this year you are definitely going ...More
More Uk destinations

Charles Hill
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Islington, London
Born on 15th of January 1904
Died on 22nd of August 1989

Born 1904.. Died 1989 - Physician, politician and broadcaster.

Won a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge. Became the BBC’s first “Radio Doctor” during WWII. Elected Liberal MP for Luton in 1950. Became Postmaster General in 1955 and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1957-61). Appointed chairman of the Independent Television Authority in 1963 and chairman of the BBC in 1967, retired from the BBC in 1972.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Charles Hill?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3575 views since 22nd June 2007

Brit Quote:
In politics, guts is all - Barbara Castle
More Quotes

On this day:
Hartley Pit Disaster - 1862, Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism - 1992
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages