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James Keir Baxter (1926–1972) by unknown photographer [detail] Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa

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Baxter, James Keir (1926–1972), poet and publicist, was born on 29 June 1926 at 97 Elm Row, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, the son of Archibald McColl Learmond Baxter (1881–1970), a small farmer descended from immigrant Scottish highlanders, and his wife, Millicent Amiel Macmillan Brown (1888–1984)...

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Craig, Edward Thomas (1804–1894), communitarian and journalist, the son of Joseph Craig and his wife, Elizabeth, was born in Manchester on 4 August 1804 and was baptized at the Gravel Lane Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Salford, on 7 October that year. Following the death of his father, ...

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Greenberg, Leopold Jacob (1861–1931), newspaper editor and Zionist, was born at 26 Frederic Street, Birmingham, on 6 September 1861, the second of three sons (there were also two daughters) of Simeon Greenberg, jewellery manufacturer, and his wife, Matilda Samson. His parents were Orthodox Jews. He was sent to ...

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Kalim Siddiqui (1933–1996) by Michael Powell © News International Newspapers Ltd

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Siddiqui, Kalim (1933–1996), journalist and Muslim activist, was born on 2 July 1933 near Hyderabad, Deccan, India, one of a family of ten children. While he was still a small child the family moved to Sultanpur, a town between Allahabad and Fyzabad in ...