Henry Woodd Nevinson (1856 – 1941) was a British campaigning journalist. He was known for his reporting on the
Second Boer War, and slaveryin Angola.
He was also a
suffragist, being one of the founders in 1907 of the Men's League for Women's Suffrage, and a war correspondent of World War I, being wounded at Gallipoli. [See Nevinson's "Fire of Life" pp.304-318 for his time at the Dardanelles; he doesn't mention his own wound.]
Margaret Nevinson; the artist Christopher Nevinsonwas their son.
*Angela V. John (2006), "War, Journalism and the Shaping of the Twentieth Century: The Life and Times of Henry W. Nevinson"
* [http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/Jnevinson.htm Page at "Spartacus"]
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