Hartley William Shawcross

Hartley William Shawcross

Born: February 4, 1902

Died: July 10, 2003

Nationality: British

Occupation: Lawyer

Biography: Hartley William Shawcross, Baron Shawcross, was a British barrister and politician and the lead British prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes tribunal.

Source/Notes: Response to Soviet disarmament proposals, which he plainly saw as disingenuous, as quoted in TIME magazine (9 December 1946)

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Source/Notes: As quoted in his obituary in The Independent (11 July 2003)

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