Noel-Baker, Philip John Noel-Baker, Baron,
1889-1982, British statesman, b. Philip John Baker. After helping to draft (1919) the Covenant of the League of Nations
, he served (1929-31, 1936-70) as a Labour member of Parliament and held cabinet posts (1946-50) under Prime Minister Clement Attlee
. After World War II he helped draft the United Nations
Charter and worked actively for world disarmament. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1959.
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