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About Alec Douglas-Home
Between 1951 and 1974, Sir Alec Douglas-Home was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the 14th Earl of Home
He was a private secretary to Neville Chamberlain from 1937 and 40). He also served in the government as Minister of State in the Scottish Office (1951–5), Commonwealth Secretary (1955–60), and Foreign Secretary (1960–3).
He was narrowly defeated by the Labour Party in the 1964 election, but he left an indelible imprint on British politics. He aided Britain's entry into the Common Market in 1973 while serving as Foreign Secretary.
His legacy is built on his two terms as Britain's Foreign Minister rather than his brief stint as Prime Minister.
Lord Dunglass (the oldest son of the 12th Earl of Home) and Lady Lillian Lambton (daughter of the 4th Earl of Durham) are his parents. He was the eldest of seven children. He was married to Elizabeth Douglas-Home from 1936 to 1990. His three children are David Douglas-Home, Lady Lavinia Caroline Douglas-Home, and Diana Douglas-Home.
- Ludgrove School
- Eton College
- Christ Church, Oxford
He was a talented cricketer.
According to reports, he was a poor television performer and a terrible public speaker.
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F.A.Q. about Alec Douglas-Home
When is his birthday?
Alec Douglas-Home's birthday is on July 2, 1903.
In how many days is his birthday?
Alec's birthday is in 164 days
How old was Alec when he died?
He was 92 years old.
When did he die?
He died in October 9, 1995.
How old would he be today?
Alec Douglas-Home would be 118 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Alec from?
He was born in Mayfair, London, England, UK.
Alec Douglas-Home's Popularity
Alec Douglas-Home was a famous English politician, 66th Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who was born on July 2, 1903. As a person born on this date, Alec Douglas-Home is listed in our database as the 57th most popular celebrity for the day (July 2) and the 16th most popular for the year (1903).
People born on July 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Alec Douglas-Home is the 1630th most popular Cancer.
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