Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, OM, PC, FRS (10 February 1894 – 29 December 1986) was a British Conservative politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963.
In British politics, the "Night of the Long Knives" was a major Cabinet reshuffle that took place on 13 July 1962. Prime Minister Harold Macmillan dismissed seven members of his Cabinet, one-third of the total. The speed and scale of the reshuffle caused it to be associated by its critics with the 1934 Night of the Long Knives in Nazi Germany.
Harold Macmillan (1894-1986) was MP for Stockton-on-Tees, 1931-45 and Prime Minister, 1957-64. As a result of the Great Depression from 1929 onwards, he published a number of titles, 1931-35, advocating measures he thought necessary to reconstruct the British economy.
Sep 26, 2021 · Macmillan: Simon Boughton, publishing director of three of the Macmillan children's imprints, including Roaring Brook, is leaving and being replaced by Jennifer Besser, publisher of Putnam's BFYR. Read full details here. August 2017:
Oct 14, 2021 · Coman argues that this shift heralds a return to the one-nation Conservatism of the Harold Macmillan era, reinvigorating neglected traditions in the Tory party. Yet the version of the 2020s is ...