Henry Hake

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Sir Henry M. Hake CBE FSA FRHistS (30 January 1892 - 4 April 1951) was director of the National Portrait Gallery, London, from 1927 until his death.[1]

He was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1933 and made a Knight Bachelor in 1947.

His portrait is held by the NPG.[2]


  1. ^ ‘HAKE, Sir Henry M.’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 6 May 2013
  2. ^ http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp05358/sir-henry-hake