Do not combine this page with any of those for the THREE different authors who were Earl of Birkenhead
The titles Lord Birkenhead and the Earl of Birkenhead can refer to three different men of the same family all named Frederick: 1. Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead (1872-1930) Lawyer, politician and close ally of Winston Churchill. His books are listed under Frederick Edwin Smith. 2. Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead (1907-1975) Historian, who wrote, among others, biographies of Rudyard Kipling, Lord Halifax, and his father. His works are listed under Frederick Winston Smith. 3. Frederick Smith, 3rd Earl of Birkenhead (1936 - 1985) Wrote "The Amazon" and a biography of William Wilberforce. Listed under his pen name: Robin Furneaux.