How do you know this? John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir PC GCMG GCVO CH (26 August 1875 – 11 February 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. 1 He and Amanda Jocelyn Bell were divorced in 1997. John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. John Norman Stuart Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir CBE, CD (25 November 1911 – 20 June 1996), was a Scottish peer and the son of John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. If you require information from us, please use our Archive enquiry service. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published. John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir GCMG, GCVO, CH, PC was a Scottish novelist, politician and UK deep state operative. He has been described as a "brilliant fisherman and naturalist, a gallant soldier and fine writer of English, an explorer, colonial administrator and man of business. He has been described as a "brilliant fisherman and naturalist, a gallant soldier and fine writer of English, an explorer, colonial administrator and man of business." 25 August 1875 – 3 June 1935: Mister John Buchan or John Buchan, Esquire. Upon accepting his appointment as Governor General of Canada, he also received a peerage, and was created Baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield in the county of Oxford on June 1, 1935. John Norman Stuart Buchan was born in London in 1911, the son of John Buchan and Susan Grosvenor. Contributions are moderated. In 1941 saw active service with the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment in Sicily for which he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). British Peer, Author. John Buchan (1875-1940) - First Baron Tweedsmuir of Enfield . John Norman Stuart Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir CBE, CD (25 November 1911 – 20 June 1996), was a Scottish peer and the son of John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. John Norman Stuart Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir CBE, CD, FRSE, FRSA (25 November 1911 – 20 June 1996), commonly called Johnnie Buchan, was a Scottish peer and the son of the novelist John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir Signature.svg 234 × 100; 6 KB John Buchan.jpg 360 × 480; 28 KB John Buchans grave in Elsfield (geograph 2357524).jpg 1,000 × 1,500; 226 KB John Norman Stuart Buchan, 2nd Baron TweedsmuirCBE, CD, FRSE, FRSA, commonly called Johnnie Buchan, was a Scottish peer and the son of the novelist John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. Born in Perth, Scotland, the eldest son of Reverend John Buchan and Helen Masterson. He was a member of the Outer Circle of the Milner Group and Governor General of Canada from 1935-1940. John Buchan (1875. augusztus 26. John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir GCMG GCVO CH PC DL (/ ˈ b ʌ x ən /; 26 August 1875 – 11 February 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. (400 mm x 466 mm) Given by the photographer, Yousuf Karsh, 1991 He was a naturalist, a gallant soldier and fine writer of English, an explorer, colonial administrator and man of business. Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, Barons in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, Canadian military personnel of World War II, contributions in Parliament by Lord Tweedsmuir, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/John_Buchan,_2nd_Baron_Tweedsmuir?oldid=3973628. Please Like other favourites! Sitter in 63 portraits. Tweedsmuir, John Norman Stuart Buchan, Baron, 1911 ... Tweedsmuir, John Norman Stuart Buchan, Baron, 1911-1996 Title ; Close. 1 He married Amanda Jocelyn Bell, daughter of Sir Gawain Westray Bell, on 22 October 1977. The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir - Life As An Author and Politician. In 1935 Buchan moved to Canada where he became Baron Tweedsmuir of Elsfield and the thirty fifth Governor General of Canada - a position he held until his death in 1940. Please note that we cannot provide valuations. You can buy a print of most illustrated portraits. 1 John Norman Stuart Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 8 May 1959NPG x170175, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 8 May 1959NPG x170177, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 29 November 1937NPG x155093, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 29 November 1937NPG x155094, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 29 November 1937NPG x155095, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 29 November 1937NPG x155096, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate glass negative, 29 November 1937NPG x155097, by Bassano Ltdquarter-plate glass negative, 29 May 1942NPG x178375, by Bassano Ltdquarter-plate glass negative, 29 May 1942NPG x178376, by Bassano Ltdquarter-plate glass negative, 29 May 1942NPG x178377, by Bassano Ltdquarter-plate glass negative, 29 May 1942NPG x178378, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 23 January 1947NPG x72412, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 23 January 1947NPG x72413, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 23 January 1947NPG x72414, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 23 January 1947NPG x72415, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 23 January 1947NPG x72416, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 23 January 1947NPG x72417, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 13 November 1947NPG x79402, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 13 November 1947NPG x79403, by Bassano Ltdhalf-plate film negative, 13 November 1947NPG x79404. If you have information to share please complete the form below. Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet, and novelist, whose most famous thriller was The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), his 27th book, which has been filmed several times. On the 2nd Baron's death without issue in 1996, John Buchan's second son William (1916-2008) became 3rd Baron Tweedsmuir. Switchboard: +44 (0) 20 7306 0055, (1911-1996), Army officer, colonial administrator, businessman and writer, The Gallery in London is currently closed until 2023 for major redevelopment works, Priscilla Jean Fortescue Buchan, Baroness Tweedsmuir of Belhelvie, / Person - John Norman Stuart Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir. [1] After a period in the Colonial Administrative Service in Uganda he joined the Governor General's Foot Guards in 1939. Like. William was a minor writer, but his works included a biography of his father, "John Buchan: A Memoir". His first son John ("Johnny") succeeded him as 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Early life. (1911-1996), Army officer, colonial administrator, businessman and writer. When Tweedsmuir entered politics in 1927, he was elected member of Parliament for the Scottish Universities. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day. Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts.. Longer titles found: John Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir (), William Buchan, 3rd Baron Tweedsmuir () searching for Baron Tweedsmuir 52 found (88 total) alternate case: baron Tweedsmuir South Tweedsmuir Island (101 words) exact match in … by Yousuf Karsh bromide print, 1939 15 3/4 in. John Norman Stuart Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir. Think it looks familiar? John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir PC GCMG GCVO CH (26 August 1875 - 11 February 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. His son, William, 3rd Baron Tweedsmuir, wrote a biography of his father entitled "John Buchan: A Memoir." Tweedsmuir és Elsfield 1. grófja, skót származású angol történész, politikus, Kanada kormányzója, író. All contributions are moderated. If you wish to license an image, please use our Rights and Images service. We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? x 18 3/8 in. 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