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Doug·las-Home

 (dŭg′ləs-hyo͞om′), Sir Alexander Frederick 1903-1995.
British politician who served as prime minister (1963-1964). He renounced his peerage in order to take office.

Douglas-Home

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(Biography) Sir Alexander. See (Baron Alexander) Home of the Hirsel
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For which party was Alec Douglas-Home prime minister 5.
1964 February 2: British Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home and his wife Lady Elizabeth drive through the Manchester rain after landing at Ringway Airport.
1963: Sir Alec Douglas-Home succeeded Harold Macmillan as prime minister.
The files reveal that in a note to prime minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home, cabinet secretary Sir Burke Trend raised the issue of his brother, Alec Cairncross, the government's chief economic adviser.
Over the past 100 years, dogmatic pro-war views have been challenged by sincerely held opinions of men and women such as Dick Sheppard, AA Milne, William Douglas-Home, Bruce Kent and Kate Hudson, who in their varied ways pushed the pacifist argument.
BORN SHARON Osbourne, UK music manager, 1952 STEVE Ovett, UK runner, 1955, above DAVID Cameron, British Prime Minister, 1966 DIED RAICH Carter, UK footballer, 1994, above ALEC Douglas-Home, UK Prime Minister, 1995 PIUS XII, Italian pope, 1958
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However, it noted that the only recent bald Prime Minister, Alec Douglas-Home, reached his position without being elected to it and that was 50 years ago.
Lawyers for Home - son of former Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home - say it's part of his country estate and an adjoining estate owned by the Carmichael family.
1965: Sir Alec steps down The leader of the Opposition, Alec Douglas-Home, has surprised colleagues by resigning from his post.
According to the poll, he beat only Alec Douglas-Home and Anthony Eden in the voting.
Fifty years ago, the then Prime Minister, Harold MacMillan resigned and imposed Sir Alec Douglas-Home on the people as his successor.