A. P. Herbert

A. P. Herbert

Born: September 9, 1890

Died: November 11, 1971

Nationality: United Kingdom,United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Occupation: politician,barrister,novelist

Biography: Sir Alan Patrick Herbert CH (24 September 1890 – 11 November 1971), usually known as A. P. Herbert or simply A. P. H., was an English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist who served as an Independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Oxford University from the 1935 general election to the 1950 general election, when university constituencies were abolished.