Reference Entry

Macmillan, (Maurice) Harold, first earl of Stockton (1894-1986), prime minister

Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Eton and Oxford | The First World War | Marriage, publishing, and a start in politics | Marital and political failure | Planning and inter-party co-operation in the 1930s | Foreign policy in the 1930s | The Second World War | Post-war politics | 300,000 houses | Foreign secretary and chancellor of the exchequer | Suez | Prime minister | Macmillan and Britain's reorientation in the world order | More local difficulties | A long retirement | Iconography, biography, and assessment

Reference Entry.  17256 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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