Bertrand Russell Biography

Philosopher, Mathematician, Journalist, Anti-War Activist (1872–1970)
Despite being a renowned philosopher, Bertrand Russell is perhaps best known for his political activism and altercations with the British government.


Considered a pioneer in the field of philosophy, Bertrand Russell was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1950 for his numerous writings. He is perhaps better known, though, for his political activism. A prominent anti-war activist, he has been imprisoned twice by the British government.

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