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  1. Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, KT, PC, JP, DL ( / ˈhjuːm / ( listen); 2 July 1903 – 9 October 1995) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1963 to 1964. He was the only British prime minister born during the Edwardian era, and the last to hold office while a member of the House of Lords, before ...

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  2. 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.

  3. Alec Douglas-Home, Self: Reputations. First elected to the House of Commons in 1931, served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Neville Chamberlain (1935-40). He lost his seat in the Labour Party landslide of 1945 and regained it at the next election. But his father the 13th Earl died in 1951, just a year after Alec regained his seat in the House. As a result, he had to resign and ...

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    • October 9, 1995
    • July 2, 1903
  4. Oct 09, 1995 · Sir Alec Douglas-Home, British foreign secretary from 1960 to 1963, prime minister from Oct. 19, 1963, to Oct. 16, 1964, and, after the fall of his government, Conservative opposition spokesman in the House of Commons on foreign affairs. He was also foreign secretary from 1970 to 1974. As Lord

  5. Alec Douglas-Home. Alec Douglas-Home (1903-1995) devoted his career to British politics. Serving in the Parliament for many years, he became prime minister in November 1963 and remained in office until the Conservative Party lost the 1964 elections. Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home was born in London on July 2, 1903, the eldest son of Charles ...

  6. Alec Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, was a British ‘Conservative’ politician and a former prime minister of the United Kingdom (October 1963 to October 1964). During his tenure of public service, Home became known for his command over dealing with foreign matters. Interestingly, Home initially had no interest in venturing into politics.

  7. Alec Douglas-Home. Alec Douglas-Home, the son of the 13th Earl of Home, was born in London on 2nd July, 1903. Educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, he joined the Conservative Party and was elected to the House of Commons in the 1931 General Election. Douglas-Home served as parliamentary private secretary to Neville Chamberlain and was ...

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