Arthur George Weidenfeld, Baron Weidenfeld
At home, London
17 November 1976
Weidenfeld was a publisher, philanthropist and newspaper columnist. During World War II he worked for the BBC Overseas Service and in 1948 founded the publishing firm Weidenfeld & Nicolson. In 1949 he was political advisor and Chief of Cabinet to Chaim Weizmann, President of Israel (1948-52).