Violet Bonham Carter


Violet Bonham Carter born Hampstead, London, England April 15, 1887 (d. 1969). First woman president of Internationalist Liberal Party. Orator; promoted League of Nations, UN and European Unity; co-founder of UN Association of Great Britain; early opponent of Hitler.


"If we fail, one realises suddenly that one is looking on at the suicide of a civilisation." (Daring to Hope: Diaries; photo Wikipedia)