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Gerothwohl, Prof. Maurice Alfredlocked

PhD, LittD (Dublin)

Born London, 1877; s of late B. S. Gerothwohl, city merchant, and late Stéphanie, d of Lieut-Col Vuillien, of French army; died 11 Nov. 1941

publicist, writes on international affairs; London Diplomatic Correspondent to the Star and to Universal Service, USA; is a Grand Officer of the Order of the Crown of Roumania; a Commander of the Star of Roumania and the Holy Redeemer of Greece; an Officer of the Crown of Belgium and the White Rose of Finland; a Knight of the Crown of Italy

Education

Paris; Brussels; Heidelberg

Career

Literary and Dramatic Critic in Paris, 1898–1900; has acted as an Examiner or Inspector in Modern Languages to Civil Service Commission, Admiralty, Scotch Education Department, Irish Intermediate Board, Oxford and Cambridge Joint Board, Cambridge Syndicate, LCC, Central Welsh Board, etc.; Professor of the Romance Languages, Trinity College, Dublin, 1905–09; Head of French and Romance Department, University of Bristol, 1909–12; Fellow, Vice-President, and first Professor of Comparative Literature, Royal Society of Literature, 1911–20; led the press campaign for the administrative reform of Bristol University, 1912; Diplomatic Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph and leader writer on foreign affairs, 1919–35; has attended in a journalistic capacity most of the Peace Conferences since the 1918 armistice; contested (L) West Leicester, 1924; Faversham, 1929

Publications

numerous articles on foreign politics in the daily, weekly, and monthly press, etc.; on Education and on French Literature; Nero in Modern Literature, 1905; Chatterton, a play in four acts, 1909; Co-Editor of Lord D’Abernon’s Diary; numerous school and University French texts