Douglas-Home
biographical name — see home

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  • Douglas-Home —   [ dʌgləs hjuːm], Sir (1963 74) Alexander Frederick, 14. Earl of Home (1951 63), Baron (seit 1974) Home of the Hirsel [ ȓə həːsl], britischer Politiker, * London 2. 7. 1903, ✝ Coldstream (County Berwickshire) 9. 10. 1995; Konservativer, zunächst …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Douglas Home — Douglas Home, sir Alexander Frederick …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Douglas-Home — /dug leuhs hyoohm /, n. Alexander Frederick, (Baron Home of the Hirsel), born 1903, British statesman and politician: prime minister 1963 64. * * * …   Universalium

  • Douglas-Home — /dʌgləs ˈhjum/ (say dugluhs hyoohm) noun Sir Alexander Frederick (Alec, formerly 14th Earl of Home), 1903–95, British politician; renounced his title to sit in House of Commons; prime minister 1963–64 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Douglas-Home — /dug leuhs hyoohm /, n. Alexander Frederick, (Baron Home of the Hirsel), born 1903, British statesman and politician: prime minister 1963 64 …   Useful english dictionary

  • DOUGLAS-HOME (A.) — Alexander (Alec) Frederick HOME 1903 1995 Descendant d’une fort ancienne dynastie écossaise, qui lui vaut, en 1951, d’hériter du titre de quatorzième comte de Home, il brise cette continuité. Mort à quatre vingt douze ans, le 9 octobre 1995, dans …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Douglas-Home, Sir Alec — orig. Alexander Frederick later Baron Home (of the Hirsel of Coldstream) born July 2, 1903, London, Eng. died Oct. 9, 1995, The Hirsel, Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scot. British statesman. A member of the House of Commons (1931–45 and 1950–51), he… …   Universalium

  • Home of the Hirsel, Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home — ▪ 1996       BARON, OF COLDSTREAM (SIR ALEC DOUGLAS HOME), British politician and statesman (b. July 2, 1903, London, England d. Oct. 9, 1995, Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scotland), as Sir Alec Douglas Home, served as prime minister from Oct. 19,… …   Universalium

  • Douglas-Home, William — ▪ British playwright born June 3, 1912, Edinburgh, Scot. died Sept. 28, 1992, Kilmeston, Hampshire, Eng.       British playwright who, in four decades, created more than 40 plays, notably light comedies that often were produced on Broadway and… …   Universalium

  • Douglas-Home, Sir Alec — (1903–95)    Born into the Scottish aristocracy, Alec Home became a Member of Parliament in 1931 and soon achieved minor office. He lost his Lanark seat in 1945, regained it five years later but within a year had inherited his father’s title to… …   Glossary of UK Government and Politics

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