MacKenzie, Compton

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Name
MacKenzie, Compton Gender: M
born on 17 January 1883 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place West Hartlepool, England, 54n41, 1w12
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 27°01' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 14°50 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 16°52'



Compton MacKenzie

Biography

British author and known eccentric who was the Rector of Glasgow from 1931-34. He also worked as a literary critic for the London Daily Mail. His first novel was published in 1911 and was followed by many more. "Tight Little Island," 1949, was made into a successful British comedy film.

When young, he was known for the unorthodox attire which he often wore. He was knighted in 1952.

Died on 11/30/1972, Edinburgh, Scotland

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Gain social status 1952 (Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II)

Source Notes

LMR quotes his autobiography "My Life and Times, Octave I," 1963.

Taeger quotes Lescaut for 9.45, Jomes has 9.49

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Eccentric (Unorthodox attire)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Reverend Rector)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted