Peter Haden-Guest

Noble person

1913 – 1996

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Who was Peter Haden-Guest?

Peter Albert Michael Haden-Guest, 4th Baron Haden-Guest, was a British United Nations diplomat and member of the British House of Lords. A dancer and choreographer who performed as Peter Michael with the Markova-Dolin Ballet, Ballet Divertissement, Ballet Theatre, Ballet Joos, and the Repertory Dance Theatre from 1935 until 1945, Haden-Guest was a United Nations official from 1946 to 1972. He inherited his title in 1987.

Haden-Guest was the third son of Leslie Haden-Guest, 1st Baron Haden-Guest and Muriel Carmel, daughter of Albert Goldsmid. Peter Haden-Guest's father was a convert to Judaism who had later "renounced" the religion. Haden-Guest's maternal grandparents were both converts to Judaism, though both were of partial Jewish ancestry. Haden-Guest was an atheist.

Haden-Guest was married twice, his wives being:

Elisabeth Wolpert, a German-born writer and socialite better known as Elisabeth Furse; she and Peter Haden-Guest married in 1939 and divorced in 1945. They had one child, Anthony Haden-Guest

Jean Pauline Hindes, whom he married in 1945. They had three children: Christopher, Nicholas, and Elissa.

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Born
Aug 29, 1913
England
Also known as
  • Peter Michael
  • 4th Baron Haden-Guest
  • Peter Haden-Guest, 4th Baron Haden-Guest
  • The 4th Baron Haden-Guest
  • The fourth baron of Saling in Essex
  • Peter Haden-Guest, 4th Baron Haden-Guest
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
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Died
Apr 8, 1996

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on July 23, 2013

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