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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

(1872-1970), Philosopher, mathematician and social reformer

Sitter in 113 portraits
Grandson of the Liberal Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister, Earl (Lord John) Russell, Bertrand made significant contributions to logic, epistemology and mathematics that established him as one of the foremost philosophers of the twentieth century. He published his first work, An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry (1897), at the age of 25. This was followed by The Principles of Mathematics (1903) and Principia Mathematica (1910-13). A pacifist during the First World War, he was imprisoned in 1918. Russell gave the first Reith lectures on radio in 1949. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950, and became the first President of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) in 1958.

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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(321)

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1945 or before
NPG 4529(321)

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160682

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, oval, 1873-1874
NPG Ax160682

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160683

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
bromide copy print, circa 1876
NPG Ax160683

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160684

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
modern bromide copy print, circa 1878
NPG Ax160684

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160681

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Unknown photographer
bromide copy print, circa 1880
NPG Ax160681

The Wedding of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160690

The Wedding of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith

by Unknown photographer
printing-out paper print on card, 13 December 1894
NPG Ax160690

The Wedding of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax160689

The Wedding of Bertrand Russell and Alys Pearsall Smith

by Unknown photographer
albumen print on card, 13 December 1894
NPG Ax160689

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax160721

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
halftone reproduction, 1907
NPG Ax160721

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax160723

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
halftone reproduction, 1907
NPG Ax160723

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Hugh Cecil (Hugh Cecil Saunders) - NPG x46605

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Hugh Cecil (Hugh Cecil Saunders)
vintage bromide print, mid-late 1910s
NPG x46605

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, by Julian Ottoline Vinogradoff (née Morrell) - NPG Ax140440

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Julian Ottoline Vinogradoff (née Morrell)
vintage snapshot print, 1915
NPG Ax140440

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