Robert Cecil, 1st Viscoont Cecil o Chelwood

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Nobel prize medal.svg The Richt Honourable
The Viscount Cecil o Chelwood
CH PC KC
Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood cph.3b29913.jpg
Unner-Secretar o State for Foreign Affairs
In office
30 Mey 1915 – 10 Januar 1919
Monarch George V
Prime Meenister H. H. Asquith (till 5 December 1915)
David Lloyd George
Precedit bi Hon. Neil Primrose
Succeedit bi Cecil Harmsworth
Laird Privy Seal
In office
28 Mey 1923 – 22 Januar 1924
Monarch George V
Prime Meenister Stanley Baldwin (1st meenistry)
Precedit bi Austen Chamberlain
Succeedit bi J. R. Clynes
Chancellor o the Duchy o Lancaster
In office
10 November 1924 – 19 October 1927
Monarch George V
Prime Meenister Stanley Baldwin (2nt meenistry)
Precedit bi Josiah Wedgwood
Succeedit bi The Lord Cushendum
Personal details
Born 14 September 1864(1864-09-14)
Cavendish Square, Lunnon
Dee'd 24 November 1958(1958-11-24) (aged 94)
Danehill, East Sussex
Poleetical pairty Conservative
Spoose(s) Lady Eleanor Lambton
Eddication Eton College
University College, Oxford
Profession Lawyer
Religion Kirk o Ingland
Awairds Nobel Peace Prize (1937)

Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscoont Cecil o Chelwood CH PC QC (14 September 1864 – 24 November 1958), kent as Laird Robert Cecil frae 1868 tae 1923,[1] wis a lawyer, politeecian an diplomat in Great Breetain. He wis ane o the airchitects o the League o Naitions an a defender o it, whase service tae the organisation saw him awairdit the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937.

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  1. As the younger son o a Marquess, Cecil held the coortesy teetle o "Laird". Houever, he wisna a peer in his ain richt till he wis made a Viscoont in 1923, an wis thus eligible tae sit in the Hoose o Commons atween 1906 an 1923.