Alec Douglas Home
Lot #453 in Auction #1157
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|(1903-1995) This item is a vintage first day cover hand signed by Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, KT, PC, 14th Earl of Home from 1951 to 1963, was a British Conservative politician, and served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for a year from October 1963 to October 1964 (as Sir Alec Douglas-Home). He was the last member of the House of Lords to be appointed Prime Minister and the only Prime Minister to renounce his peerage to leave the House of Lords and contest a by-election to enter the House of Commons. He was also the only Prime Minister to have played first class cricket and the first British Prime Minister to have been born in the 20th century.|
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