Anthony Eden

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The Richt Honourable
The Earl o Avon
KG, MC, PC
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Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
In office
6 Aprile 1955 – 10 Januar 1957
Monarch Elizabeth II
Precedit bi Sir Winston Churchill
Succeedit bi Harold Macmillan
Deputy Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
In office
26 October 1951 – 6 Aprile 1955
Prime Meenister Sir Winston Churchill
Precedit bi Herbert Morrison
Succeedit bi Rab Butler[a]
Leader o the Conservative Pairty
In office
6 Aprile 1955 – 10 Januar 1957
Precedit bi Sir Winston Churchill
Succeedit bi Harold Macmillan
Secretar o State for Foreign Affairs
In office
28 October 1951 – 7 April 1955
Prime Meenister Sir Winston Churchill
Precedit bi Herbert Morrison
Succeedit bi Harold Macmillan
In office
22 December 1940 – 26 Julie 1945
Prime Meenister Winston Churchill
Precedit bi The Viscount Halifax
Succeedit bi Ernest Bevin
In office
22 December 1935 – 20 Februar 1938
Prime Meenister
Precedit bi Sir Samuel Hoare, Bt
Succeedit bi The Viscoont Halifax
Leader o the Hoose o Commons
In office
22 Februar 1942 – 26 Julie 1945
Prime Meenister Winston Churchill
Precedit bi Sir Stafford Cripps
Succeedit bi Herbert Morrison
Secretar o State for War
In office
11 Mey 1940 – 22 December 1940
Prime Meenister Winston Churchill
Precedit bi Oliver Stanley
Succeedit bi David Margesson
Secretar o State for Dominion Affairs
In office
3 September 1939 – 14 Mey 1940
Prime Meenister
Neville Chamberlain
Winston Churchill
Precedit bi Sir Thomas Inskip
Succeedit bi The Viscount Caldecote
Laird Privy Seal
In office
Juin 1934 – 7 Juin 1935
Prime Meenister Ramsay MacDonald
Precedit bi Stanley Baldwin
Succeedit bi The Marquess o Londonderry
Member o Pairlament
for Warwick an Leamington
In office
6 December 1923 – 10 Januar 1957
Precedit bi Ernest Pollock
Succeedit bi John Hobson
Personal details
Born Robert Anthony Eden
12 Juin 1897(1897-06-12)
Windlestone Haw,
Coonty Durham, Ingland
Dee'd 14 Januar 1977(1977-01-14) (aged 79)
Alvediston, Salisbury, Wiltshire, Ingland
Restin place Kirkyard o St Mary's, Alvediston
Naitionality Breetish
Poleetical pairty Conservative
Spoose(s)
Bairns
Alma mater Christ Kirk, Oxford
Profession Member o Pairlament
Religion Anglican
Militar service
Allegiance  Unitit Kinrick
Service/branch  Breetish Airmy
Years o service 1914–1918, 1939[1]
Rank Major
Unit Keeng's Ryal Rifle Corps
Battles/wars Warld War I
Awairds Militar Cross
a. ^ Office vacant frae 6 Aprile 1955 tae 13 Julie 1962.

Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl o Avon, KG, MC, PC (12 Juin 1897 – 14 Januar 1977) wis a Breetish Conservative politeecian who served three periods as Foreign Secretar an then a relatively brief term as Prime Meenister o the United Kingdom frae 1955 tae 1957.

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  1. As Territorial, pre-ootbreak o Warld War II.