Auberon Waugh


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Auberon Alexander Waugh (17 November 1939 – 16 January 2001) was an English journalist, and eldest son of Evelyn Waugh. He was widely known by his nickname 'Bron'.

After a traditional classical education at Downside, he was commissioned in the army during National Service, where he was badly injured in a shooting accident, before studying briefly at Oxford.

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  • ''It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled.''
    Auberon Waugh (b. 1939), British journalist, author. Quoted in Richard Reeves, A Ford, Not a Lincoln, ch. 1 (1975).
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