Ashdown


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Ashdown

(ˈæʃdaʊn)
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(Biography) Paddy, Baron. real name Jeremy John Durham Ashdown. born 1941, British politician; leader of the Liberal Democrats (formerly the Social and Liberal Democrats) (1988–99); UN high representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina from 2002
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And now we leave the camp, and descend towards the west, and are on the Ashdown. We are treading on heroes.
The thick, deep wood which you see in the hollow, about a mile off, surrounds Ashdown Park, built by Inigo Jones.
It is three miles from the White Horse--too far for the slain of Ashdown to be buried there.
FORMER Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown has been remembered by family, friends and political figures at his funeral.
I AM convinced that if the late Paddy Ashdown been a Conservative or Labour politician, rather than a Liberal Democrat, he would at least have been a Cabinet Minister, and probably Prime Minister.
Commemoration to honor former high representative of the international community in BiH Paddy Ashdown, who passed away on December 22, was held at the City Hall today by Liberal Democratic Party, Association of Independent Intellectuals 'Circle 99' and Liberal Forum.
DAVID Steel yesterday spoke of his grief over the death of former Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown.
TRIBUTES have poured in from across politics for former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown, who has died aged 77 following a short illness.
Lord Ashdown, who was credited with making the Lib Dems a significant third force in politics during his tenure as party leader between 1988 and 1999, had announced he was suffering from bladder cancer in November.
After stepping down as leader, Ashdown, who was MP for Yeovil from 1983 to 2001, was first knighted and then made a peer as Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon when he quit the Commons.
FORMER Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has died at the age of 77 after a short illness.
TRIBUTES poured in last night for former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown who died yesterday aged 77.