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The increase of territory and power of empires by force of arms has been the policy of all great powers, and it has always been possible to get the approval of their state religion.

 
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John Boyd Orr
John Boyd Orr
  • Born: September 23, 1880
  • Died: June 25, 1971
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Profession: Politician

John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd Orr of Brechin Mearns, CH, DSO, MC, FRS, FRSE, styled Sir John Boyd Orr from 1935 to 1949, was a Scottish teacher, medical doctor, biologist and politician who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his scientific research into nutrition and his work as the first Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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