Berthold Lubetkin Bevin Court Modernist Architecture Lenin Statue

Berthold Lubetkin

An emigre, Berthold Lubetkin came to Britain in 1930. For many years his true origins were a mystery, even to his own family, for whom he laid a false trail of crumbs that led to a Tsarist admiral, Admiral Makarov, as his father. But that wasn’t the truth or anywhere remotely near the truth ……


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