Henry Neville

English politician (1620-1694)

1620   -   1694

country of citizenship: Kingdom of England
languages spoken, written or signed: English
occupation: politician, novelist
position held: Member of Parliament in the Parliament of England, Member of the Third Protectorate Parliament, Member of the 1648-53 Parliament, Member of the 1642-48 Parliament

Henry Neville (1620–1694) was an English politician, author and satirist, best remembered for his tale of shipwreck and dystopia, The Isle of Pines published in 1668. In 1651, he was elected to the English Council of State, where he played a part in foreign policy. Later, he was in opposition to Oliver Cromwell, against whom he wrote some political pamphlets.
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