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Baldwin, Stanley (1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley)

Born: 1867 AD
Died: 1947 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Politicial Adviser, Politician, Prime Ministers


British statesman, Prime Minister


1867 - Born on the 3rd of August in Lower Park House, Lower Park, Bewdley in Worcestershire.


1906 - Contested Kidderminster but lost amidst the Conservative landslide defeat.


1908 - Succeeded his deceased father, Alfred Baldwin, as Member of Parliament (MP) for Bewdley.


1917 - Appointed to the junior ministerial post of Financial Secretary to the Treasury.


1921 - Promoted to the Cabinet as President of the Board of Trade.


1922-1923 - He becomes the Chancellor of the Exchequer.


1923-1929 - Served as UK Leader of the House of Commons.


1923-1929 - He becomes the UK Prime Minister.


1931 - Baldwin and the Conservatives had entered into a coalition with Labour PM Ramsay MacDonald.


1932 - Started a rearmament programmed and reorganized and expanded the RAF.


1935-1937 - Once again he becomes the UK Prime Minister.


1947 - He died on 14th of December at Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, England.





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