Arthur James Balfour


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Noun1.Arthur James Balfour - English statesmanArthur James Balfour - English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
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He also tells how the text of the Balfour Declaration was approved on November 2, 1917, then sent in the form of a letter from the foreign secretary, Arthur James Balfour, to Lord Rothschild, a leading figure in the British Jewish community.
Sir Arthur James Balfour was a leading member of the British Conservative Party.
Many British people will not know of Sir Arthur James Balfour, an early 20th century foreign secretary.
Soon after the First World War ended with the almost total collapse of the Ottoman Empire, a new misery began when the then Britain's foreign secretary in the coalition government of David Lloyd George, Lord Arthur James Balfour, sent a letter on November 2, 1917, to a leading British Zionist leader, Lord Walter Rothschild, promising "a Jewish home in Palestine".
2, 1917, Arthur James Balfour, Britain's mustachioed foreign secretary, signed his name at the bottom of a short typed letter to a shy banker-turned-zoologist by the name of Lionel Walter Rothschild.
Balfour declaration: History and implications Sent on November 2, 1917 from the British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Lionel Walter Rothschild, a leading British Zionist, the Balfour Declaration stated the British government's support to the establishment of a national homeland for the Jews in Palestine, marking the first international recognition of Zionism.
The private gathering commemorates a public declaration on November 2, 1917, by a Scot - Arthur James Balfour - whose words have helped shape a century of Middle East history.
Signed by Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, the 1917 declaration is considered a prelude to the Israeli occupation of Palestinians' homeland in 1948.
Supporters of the Zionist movement commemorate the declaration by then-British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour as the first step in the eventual creation of Israel.
1848: Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl, prime minister from 1902-05, was born in Scotland.
A Century Of Palestinian Suffering It's nearly 100 years since the UK Foreign Secretary, Arthur James Balfour, pronounced the Balfour Declaration, on 2nd November 1917, promising a homeland for the Jews in Palestine.
The letter known as the Balfour Declaration is named after British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour.