Frederic Salusbury

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Sir Frederic Hamilton Piozzi Salusbury KCMG CB MC (17 November 1895 – 13 December 1957) was a British journalist and diplomat. He was also a member of the Salusbury Family.

Salusbury became a second lieutenant in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI) in 1916, during the First World War. He served for three years in the regiment before being demobilized. After the war, he became the chief editor of the Daily Herald after working for the newspaper for approximately two years. Salusbury served in the Mediterranean during the Second World War and subsequently received his first posting as the acting British Ambassador to Greece. During that time, he created the English edition of the Kathimerini after buying a majority holding in the paper.


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