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Eden, (Robert) Anthony, first earl of Avon (1897–1977), prime minister

D. R. Thorpe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31060

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Eden, (Robert) Anthony, first earl of Avon (1897–1977), prime minister, was born at Windlestone Hall, Ferryhill, co. Durham, on 12 June 1897. He was the third of the four sons, and the fourth of the five surviving children, of Sir William Eden (1849–1915), ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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