Sir Harold Nicolson (November 21, 1886 May 1, 1968) was a British diplomat, author and politician. He was born in Teheran, the younger son of a diplomat father Arthur Nicolson, 1st Baron Carnock. He was educated at Wellington College and Balliol College, Oxford. In 1909 he joined the diplomatic service, in which he held various posts, being able to participate in a junior capacity in the Paris Peace Conference in 1919..
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