Bottomley, Horatio

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Name
Bottomley, Horatio Gender: M
Horatio William Bottomley
born on 23 March 1860 at 17:15 (= 5:15 PM )
Place Birmingham, England, 52n30, 1w50
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: AA-GB
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°19' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 15°55 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 21°53'



Portrait of Horatio Bottomley 
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Horatio Bottomley (addressing a WWI recruiting rally in Trafalgar Square, London, September 1915)
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Biography

English financier, journalist, editor, newspaper proprietor, swindler, and Member of Parliament. He is best known for his editorship of the popular magazine John Bull, and for his patriotic oratory during the First World War. His career came to a sudden end when, in 1922, he was convicted of fraud and sentenced to seven years' imprisonment. Released in 1927, he attempted unsuccessfully to relaunch his business career and eked out a living by lecturing and appearances in music halls. His final years were spent in poverty. He died at the Middlesex Hospital on 26 May 1933 at the age of 73.

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Events

Source Notes

Sabian Symbols, No. 115, quoted in AA database.

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Financial : Loss - Financial crisis
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Prison sentence
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Thief/ Financial crime (Fraud)
  • Vocation : Business : Banker/ Financier
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor