1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley


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Noun1.1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - English statesman1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
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The Rt Hon Stanley Baldwin, MP (1867-1947), eventually known as the 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, was a British Conservative politician and statesman who served three times as prime minister in 1923-24, 1924-29, and 1935-37.
Anniversaries: 1460: James II, King of Scotland, killed during the siege of Roxburgh Castle; 1778: La Scala opera house opened in Milan; 1867: Birth of Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; 1887: Birth of poet Rupert Brooke; 1914: Germany declared war on France and the first ship passed through the Panama Canal; 1916: Irish nationalist Sir Roger David Casement executed for treason; 1924: Death of novelist Joseph Conrad; 1955: Half the audience walks out when Samuel Beckett's classic play, Waiting for Godot, was performed for first time at the Arts Theatre in London.