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Born in Vienna, Austria
Died in London, England
Birth NameArtur Georg Weidenfeld

Mini Bio (1)

George Weidenfeld was born on September 13, 1919 in Vienna, Austria as Artur Georg Weidenfeld. He was married to Annabelle Whitestone and Barbara Skelton. He died on January 20, 2016 in London, England.

Spouse (3)

Annabelle Whitestone (1992 - present)
Annabelle Whitestone (1992 - 20 January 2016) (his death)
Barbara Skelton (1956 - 1961) (divorced)

Trivia (4)

Co-founder of the publishing firm Weidenfeld & Nicolson with Nigel Nicolson. Became a British citizen in 1946. Created Baron Weidenfeld of Chelsea in the County of Greater London in 1976.
He was awarded Life-Peerage in the 1976 Queen's Honours List for his services to public service and publishing. He became Baron/Lord of Chelsea in London, England.
He was awarded the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire in the 2011 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to public service.
Chelsea, London, Englnad [December 2010]

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