Noel Pemberton Billing

Politician

1881 – 1948

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Who was Noel Pemberton Billing?

Noel Pemberton Billing was an English aviator, inventor, publisher, and Member of Parliament. He founded the firm that became Supermarine and promoted air power, but he held a strong antipathy towards the Royal Aircraft Factory and its products. He was notorious during the First World War for his extreme right-wing views and his homophobic conspiracy theories, which eventually led to a sensational libel trial.

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Born
Jan 31, 1881
Hampstead
Also known as
  • Noel Pemberton-Billing
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
Nov 11, 1948
Burnham-on-Crouch

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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