1-20 of 101 Results  for:

  • prime minister (Britain) x
Clear all

Article

Addington, Henry, first Viscount Sidmouth (1757–1844), prime minister  

J. E. Cookson

Addington, Henry, first Viscount Sidmouth (1757–1844), prime minister, was born on 30 May 1757, the fourth child and eldest son of Anthony Addington (1713–1790), physician, and his wife, Mary (d. 1778), daughter and heir of the Revd Haviland John Hiley, headmaster of ...

Image

Cover Addington, Henry, first Viscount Sidmouth (1757–1844)

Addington, Henry, first Viscount Sidmouth (1757–1844)  

Maker: Sir William Beechey

In 

Henry Addington, first Viscount Sidmouth (1757–1844) by Sir William Beechey, in or before 1803 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Asquith, Herbert Henry, first earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852–1928), prime minister  

H. C. G. Matthew

Asquith, Herbert Henry, first earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852–1928), prime minister, was born on 12 September 1852 at Croft House, Morley, Yorkshire. He was registered at birth as Herbert Asquith, and was known by that name until he was about forty, being called ...

Image

Cover Asquith, Herbert Henry, first earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852–1928)

Asquith, Herbert Henry, first earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852–1928)  

Maker: George Charles Beresford

In 

Herbert Henry Asquith, first earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852–1928) by George Charles Beresford, 1908 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Attlee, Clement Richard, first Earl Attlee (1883–1967), prime minister  

R. C. Whiting

Attlee, Clement Richard, first Earl Attlee (1883–1967), prime minister, was born on 3 January 1883 at Westcott, 18 Portinscale Road, Putney, London, the seventh of the eight children of Henry Attlee (1841–1908), solicitor, and his wife, Ellen (1847–1920), daughter of Thomas Watson of ...

Image

Cover Attlee, Clement Richard, first Earl Attlee (1883–1967)

Attlee, Clement Richard, first Earl Attlee (1883–1967)  

Maker: Sir James Gunn

In 

Clement Richard Attlee, first Earl Attlee (1883–1967) by Sir James Gunn, 1950 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Image

Cover Baldwin, Stanley, first Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1867–1947)

Baldwin, Stanley, first Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1867–1947)  

Maker: Vandyk

In 

Stanley Baldwin, first Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1867–1947) by Vandyk, 1927 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Baldwin, Stanley, first Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1867–1947), prime minister  

Stuart Ball

Baldwin, Stanley, first Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1867–1947), prime minister, was born at Lower Park House, Bewdley, Worcestershire, on 3 August 1867, the only child of Alfred Baldwin (1841–1908) and his wife, Louisa Macdonald (1845–1925) [see Baldwin, Louisa], under [Macdonald sisters...

Article

Balfour, Arthur James, first earl of Balfour (1848–1930), prime minister and philosopher  

Ruddock Mackay and H. C. G. Matthew

Balfour, Arthur James, first earl of Balfour (1848–1930), prime minister and philosopher, was born on 25 July 1848 at Whittingehame House, East Lothian, the third of eight children and eldest son of James Maitland Balfour (1820–1856), landowner (and MP, 1841–7), and his wife, ...

Image

Cover Balfour, Arthur James, first earl of Balfour (1848–1930)

Balfour, Arthur James, first earl of Balfour (1848–1930)  

Maker: John Singer Sargent

Arthur James Balfour, first earl of Balfour (1848–1930) by John Singer Sargent, 1908 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Bannerman, Sir Henry Campbell- (1836–1908), prime minister  

A. J. A. Morris

Bannerman, Sir Henry Campbell- (1836–1908), prime minister, was born at Kelvinside, Glasgow, on 7 September 1836, the second son and the youngest of the six children of Sir James Campbell (1790–1876) and his wife, Janet, née Bannerman (d. 1873). His extra surname was acquired as a condition of inheriting his maternal uncle's estate in 1871. He did not like his '...

Image

Cover Bannerman, Sir Henry Campbell- (1836–1908)

Bannerman, Sir Henry Campbell- (1836–1908)  

Maker: George Charles Beresford

Sir Henry Campbell- Bannerman (1836–1908) by George Charles Beresford, 1902 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Image

Cover Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-, third duke of Portland (1738–1809)

Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-, third duke of Portland (1738–1809)  

Maker: Sir Thomas Lawrence

In 

William Henry Cavendish Cavendish- Bentinck, third duke of Portland (1738–1809) by Sir Thomas Lawrence, completed 1792 Bristol Museums and Art Gallery

Article

Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-, third duke of Portland (1738–1809), prime minister  

David Wilkinson

Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-, third duke of Portland (1738–1809), prime minister, was born on 14 April 1738, the eldest son of William Bentinck, second duke of Portland (1709–1762), courtier and landowner, and his wife, Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley (1715–1785), the only daughter and heir of the ...

Article

Callaghan, Leonard James [Jim], Baron Callaghan of Cardiff (1912–2005), prime minister  

Roy Hattersley

Callaghan, Leonard James [Jim], Baron Callaghan of Cardiff (1912–2005), prime minister, was born at 38 Funtington Road, Copnor, Portsmouth, on 27 March 1912, the only son and younger child of James Callaghan, formerly Garoghan (1877–1921), a sailor who rose to the rank of chief petty officer in the ...

Image

Cover Callaghan, Leonard James [Jim], Baron Callaghan of Cardiff (1912–2005)

Callaghan, Leonard James [Jim], Baron Callaghan of Cardiff (1912–2005)  

Maker: Bryan Organ

In 

Leonard James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff (1912–2005) by Bryan Organ, 1983 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Image

Cover Canning, George (1770–1827)

Canning, George (1770–1827)  

Maker: Sir Thomas Lawrence

George Canning (1770–1827) by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1825 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Canning, George (1770–1827), prime minister and parodist  

Derek Beales

Canning, George (1770–1827), prime minister and parodist, was born in Marylebone, Middlesex, on 11 April 1770, the son of George Canning (1736–1771) and his wife, Mary Ann, née Costello (1747–1827). His parents were both Irish; he described himself as '...

Article

Cavendish, William, fourth duke of Devonshire (bap. 1720, d. 1764), prime minister  

Karl Wolfgang Schweizer

Cavendish, William, fourth duke of Devonshire (bap. 1720, d. 1764), prime minister, was baptized at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, on 1 June 1720, the eldest of the four sons of William Cavendish, third duke of Devonshire (1698–1755), politician and landowner, and his wife, Catherine (...

Article

Cecil, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-, third marquess of Salisbury (1830–1903), prime minister  

Paul Smith

Cecil, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-, third marquess of Salisbury (1830–1903), prime minister, was born at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, on 3 February 1830, the fifth of six children and third of four sons of James Brownlow William Cecil, second marquess of Salisbury (1791–1868), and his first wife, ...