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Robert Cecil
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Born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Born on 27th of August 1893
Died on 23rd of February 1972

Born 1893. Died 1972 - English Conservative statesman.

Educated at Oxford. Became MP for South Dorset in 1929. Resigned over appeasement of Mussolini. In 1941 called to the Lords. Leader of House of Lords (1951-57). Represented Britain at founding conference of UNO. Advised Elizabeth II on choice of Harold Macmillan as Prime Minster. Resigned at decision to release Archbishop Makarios from his exile.

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