Auberon Waugh

  Male      English      Journalist

  Born : Nov 17, 1939  -
  Died : Jan 16, 2001

About Author

Auberon Alexander Waugh (17 November 1939 – 16 January 2001) was an English journalist, and eldest son of Evelyn Waugh. He was widely known by his nickname Bron.

After a traditional classical education at Downside School, he was commissioned in the army during National Service, where he was badly injured in a shooting accident. He went on to study for a year at Oxford.

At twenty, he launched his Fleet Street career at the Telegraph Group, though he also wrote for many other media, including Private Eye, presenting a profile that was half Tory grandee and half cheeky rebel. As a young man, Waugh wrote five novels that were quite well received, but gave up fiction, for fear of unfavourable comparisons with his father.

He and his wife Lady Teresa had four children, and they lived at their manor house in Combe Florey in Somerset...

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