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2163 People in group:

Profession; Politicians

Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

1879-1964
Conservative politician; MP for Plymouth Sutton; former wife of R.G. Shaw, and later wife of 2nd Viscount Astor; daughter of Chiswell Dabney Langhorne
Sitter in 37 portraits

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, scientist, writer and politician; MP for Maidstone and London University
Sitter in 24 portraits

Aneurin Bevan

1897-1960
Editor of 'Tribune' and Labour politician; MP for Ebbw Vale and Minister of Health; husband of Jennie Lee
Sitter in 32 portraits

Ernest Bevin

1881-1951
General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union and politician; MP for Wandsworth Central and Woolwich East
Sitter associated with 59 portraits

Joe Chamberlain

1836-1914
Industrialist and politician; MP for Birmingham
Sitter in 104 portraits

Sebastian Coe

1956-
Middle distance runner; Olympian, Conservative politician and President, International Association of Athletics Federations
Sitter in 5 portraits

Mahatma Gandhi

1869-1948
Indian political leader and religious and social reformer
Sitter in 7 portraits

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

1773-1840
Whig statesman and patron of art and letters
Sitter associated with 54 portraits

Neil Kinnock

1942-
Labour politician; Vice-President of the European Commission
Sitter in 7 portraits

George Lansbury

1859-1940
Pacifist and politician; Labour leader and MP for Bow and Bromley
Sitter in 30 portraits

Jennie Lee

1904-1988
Labour politician; MP for Cannock and North Lanarkshire and Minister for the Arts; wife of Aneurin Bevan
Sitter in 30 portraits

Jennie Lee

1904-1988
Labour politician; MP for Cannock and North Lanarkshire and Minister for the Arts; wife of Aneurin Bevan
Sitter in 30 portraits

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

1800-1859
Historian, poet and politician; MP for Calne, Leeds and Edinburgh
Sitter in 26 portraits

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

1801-1885
Philanthropist, social reformer and Conservative politician; MP for Woodstock, Dorchester, Dorset and Bath
Sitter in 39 portraits

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1751-1816
Dramatist and parliamentary orator
Sitter associated with 164 portraits

John Wilkes

1725-1797
Journalist, agitator and politician; MP for Aylesbury and Middlesex
Sitter associated with 49 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait

Shirley Vivien Teresa Brittain Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby

1930-
Academic and politician; MP for Hitchin, Crosby and Stevenage and co-founder of Social Democratic Party
Sitter in 10 portraits

Diane Abbott

1953-
Labour politician; MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Sitter in 4 portraits

James Hamilton, 2nd Duke of Abercorn

1838-1913
Diplomat and politician; MP for County Donegal
Sitter in 5 portraits

Henry Nevill, 2nd Earl of Abergavenny

1755-1843
Secretary to the Treasury and politician; MP for Seaford and Monmouthshire
Sitter in 2 portraits