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.
Unpublished Time Portrait of Lord Home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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