Born on 2nd of July 1903
Died in Coldstream, Borders
Died on 9th of October 1995
1903 - 1995. Conservative politician and Prime Minister.
Educated at Christ Church, Oxford. Entered parliament in 1931, was secretary to Neville Chamberlain. Held positions of Leader of the House of Lords (1957-60) and Foreign Secretary (1960-63). Surprise choice of leader after resignation of Harold Macmillan. Renounced his peerage. Defeated in the 1964 election by Harold Wilson and replaced as leader by Edward Heath. Made a life peer in 1974 when he resigned from politics.
More famous Britons here
Contributors: Do you have a site related to Alec Douglas-Home?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.
3737 views since 2nd February 2007