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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1848: Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl, prime minister from 1902-05, was born in Scotland.
1587: 1848: Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl, prime minister from 1902-05, was born in Scotland.
The Balfour Declaration was issued by Arthur James Balfour on November 02, 1917 addressing Baron Walter Rothschild, the President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews.
On November 2, 1917, the Declaration was a letter sent by Britain's then foreign secretary, Arthur James Balfour, to Lord Walter Rothschild, a prominent Zionist leader.
A confirmed anti-Semite, Arthur James Balfour sent to 'Dear Lord Rothschild' a letter in which every word was open to the widest possible interpretation, and thus a multipurpose shoehorn.
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.
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.
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.