Noel-Baker, Philip John Noel-Baker, Baron
Noel-Baker, Philip John Noel-Baker, Baron, 1889–1982, British statesman, b. Philip John Baker. After helping to draft (1919) the Covenant of the League of Nations , he served (1929–31, 1936–70) as a Labour member of Parliament and held cabinet posts (1946–50) under Prime Minister Clement Attlee . After World War II he helped draft the United Nations Charter and worked actively for world disarmament. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1959.
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