Born on 12th of June 1897
Died on 14th of January 1977
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Born 1897. Died 1977 - British statesman & Prime Minister.
Spent the First World War in the British Army, receiving the Military Cross. He was elected a Conservative MP 1923, and served as foreign secretary for three periods including during World War II. He served loyally as Winston Churchillís lieutenant, and even married Churchillís niece, Clarissa Spencer-Churchill in 1952. Made Knight of the Garter in 1954, succeeded Winston Churchill as leader of Conservative party, and was Prime Minister from 1955-1957.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5199392.stm BBC take on the Suez Crisis that so defined Edens Premiership
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