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Hollingworth, Clare

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Personal name headingHollingworth, Clare
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Variant(s)Huo-lin-wo-ssu, Kʻo-lai-erh
LocatedHong Kong (China)
Birth date1911-10-10
Death date2017-01-10
Place of birthKnighton (England)
Place of deathHong Kong (China)
Field of activityJournalism
AffiliationUniversity of Hong Kong
Profession or occupationJournalists
Found inHer Mao and the men against him, 1985: t.p. (Clare Hollingworth)
Mao Tse-tung ho tʻa ti tui shou men, 1993: t.p. verso (Kʻo-lai-erh Huo-lin-wo-ssu, of U.K.) p. 3, 1st group (teaches at Univ. of Hong Kong)
Washington post WWW site, viewed Jan. 10, 2017 (in early 1939, peace activist Clare Hollingworth arrived on the Polish-German border to aid Jews and other refugees fleeing from the Sudetenland, newly annexed by Nazi Germany; was hired as a part-time correspondent in Katowice, Poland, for the London Daily Telegraph; landed one of the biggest journalistic scoops of the 20th century: Hitler's imminent invasion of Poland, marking the outbreak of World War II; so began a five-decade career in which Ms. Hollingworth covered hostilities from Algeria to Vietnam, from Greece to Yemen; died Jan. 10 [2017] at 105, in Hong Kong, where she had lived since the 1980s; born in Knighton, England, on Oct. 10, 1911)