John Buchan 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

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Buchan, John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (1875–1940) Scottish writer and politician. Buchan is best known for his adventure novels, such as The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915). He also wrote a four-volume history of World War I (1915–19) and biographies of Walter Scott (1932) and Oliver Cromwell (1934). He was governor-general of Canada (1935–40).

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