Sir Alec Douglas-Home, British Prime Minister 1963-4, Conservative. Born: 2 July 1903 in Mayfair, London. Died: 9 October 1995 at Berwickshire, Scotland.
Espn Cricinfo Player Profile: Sir Alec Douglas-Home
Player profile of the only British prime minister to have played first-class cricket.
The Guardian: Former PM was Almost Kidnapped, Diary Reveals
A group of students came close to kidnapping Sir Alec Douglas-Home when he was prime minister, according to diary extracts by Lord Hailsham.
Leadership and Change: Prime Ministers in the Post-War World - Alec Douglas-Home
Lecture by D. R. Thorpe with response by The Earl of Home, CVO CBE. Full text, audio and video files.
Sir Alec Douglas-Home (1903-1995)
Short commentary and related links.
Unpublished Time Portrait of Lord Home
Painting by the American high realist painter, Bernard Safran.
BBC On This Day: Sir Alec Steps Down from Top of Tory Tree
The news of Alec Douglas-Home's resignation and commentary on the new method of electing a leader in the Conservative party. (July 22, 1965)
The Empire Club of Canada: Diamond Jubilee Dinner Address
Full text of the speech which discusses politics, economic policy and the developing countries. (February 11, 1964)
Time: A Quoodle or a Fink?
Article about Iain Macleod's revelations concerning how Douglas-Home became Prime Minister. (February 07, 1964)
BBC On This Day: Aristocrat is New Prime Minister
The news of Sir Alec's appointment with timeline, background information and links to related stories. (October 28, 1963)
Time: The Winner
News of Douglas-Home becoming Prime Minister with analysis of his position in the party and social background. (October 25, 1963)
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