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 (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.
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Douglas-Home

(ˈdʌɡləsˈhjuːm)
n
(Biography) Sir Alexander. See (Baron Alexander) Home of the Hirsel
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Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home made the shock decision to stand down, throwing the Conservative Party into "utter confusion".
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1963: Sir Alec Douglas-Home succeeded Harold Macmillan as prime minister.
He was a civil engineer who spent seven energetic years as Labour MP for Luton after winning a by-election on the day Sir Alec Douglas-Home was returned to the Commons as Prime Minister.
Robin Douglas-Home took stunning shots of celebrity chums such as Frank Sinatra and Elizabeth Taylor.
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1963: Sir Alec Douglas-Home succeeded Harold |Macmillan as prime minister.
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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.