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Published by Housman"s in London .
Written in English


  • Home of the Hirsel, Alec Douglas-Home, Baron, 1903-

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDA591.H6 H8
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5979227M
LC Control Number66007142

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Sir Alec Douglas-Home, British foreign secretary from to , prime minister from Oct. 19, , to Oct. 16, , and, after the fall of his government, Conservative opposition spokesman in the House of Commons on foreign affairs. He was also foreign secretary from to As Lord. Sir Alec Douglas-Home was born in Mayfair, London, into an aristocratic family. He attended Eton College followed by Oxford University, where he graduated with a third class BA in Modern History. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Alec Douglas-Home (2 Jul –9 Oct ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Lennel Kirkyard, Lennel, Scottish Borders, Scotland ; Maintained by Find A Grave. Sir Alec Douglas Home died in Bibliography. Childs D () Britain since a political history,,Tonbridge printers limited,Great Britain Hattersley R () Fifty Years On, Abacus, London Palmowski J () Oxford Dictionary of Contemporary World History, Oxford.

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