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  1. Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, Baron Carington of Upton, KG, GCMG, CH, MC, PC, DL (6 June 1919 – 9 July 2018), was a British Conservative Party politician and hereditary peer who served as Defence Secretary from 1970 to 1974, Foreign Secretary from 1979 to 1982, Chairman of the General Electric Company from 1983 to 1984, and Secretary General of NATO from 1984 to 1988.

  2. Carrington is the third child and only son of Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington (1919–2018), and his wife Iona née McClean (1920–2009). His father was at the time of his birth beginning his political career and would later hold several prominent positions, including those of Defence Secretary and Foreign Secretary in the first Thatcher ...

  3. Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, Baron Carrington, Baron Carington van Upton (Londen, Engeland, 6 juni 1919 – aldaar, 9 juli 2018) was een Brits politicus en diplomaat van de Conservative Party. Carington was tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog kapitein , tijdelijk fungerend als majoor , in de Grenadier Guards .

  4. Charles Robert Wynn-Carington, 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire, KG, GCMG, PC, JP, DL (16 May 1843 – 13 June 1928), known as the Lord Carrington from 1868 to 1895, and as the Earl Carrington from 1895 to 1912, was a British Liberal politician and aristocrat. He was Governor of New South Wales from 1885 to 1890.

  5. Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, a Conservative politician who served as Foreign Secretary in the Cabinet of Margaret Thatcher from 1979 to 1982, was his second cousin. [a] Early life and education [ edit ]

  6. The Lord High Steward is the first of the Great Officers of State in England, nominally ranking above the Lord Chancellor. The office has generally remained vacant since 1421, and is now an ad hoc office that is primarily ceremonial and is filled only for a coronation. At coronations of the British monarch, the Lord High Steward bears St Edward ...

  7. Exceptions include Peter Carington, 6th Lord Carrington, who was the Secretary of State for Defence from 1970 to 1974, Secretary of State for Energy briefly for two months in early 1974 and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs between 1979 and 1982, Arthur Cockfield, Lord Cockfield, who served as Secretary of State for Trade ...

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