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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

(1891-1969), Field Marshal

Sitter in 46 portraits
Soldier and Governor General of Canada. In the First World War, Alexander commanded a battalion on the Western Front, winning the MC in 1915 and the DSO in 1916. With Montgomery he supervised the evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940. He became Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, in 1942 and helped to achieve victory in North Africa (1943). After the War, Alexander was appointed Governor General of Canada. He was made an earl on his return to Britain in 1952 and became Minister for Defence (1952-4).

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, by Bertram Park - NPG P457

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bertram Park
vintage bromide print, 24 February 1941
NPG P457

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, by John Gilroy - NPG 4689

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by John Gilroy
oil on paper, 1957
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4689

Winston Churchill; Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, by Unknown photographer - NPG x199243

Winston Churchill; Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, August 1944
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x199243

Winston Churchill; Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, by Unknown photographer - NPG x199244

Winston Churchill; Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 26 August 1944
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x199244

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis; Winston Churchill; Wladyslaw Anders, by Unknown photographer - NPG x199247

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis; Winston Churchill; Wladyslaw Anders

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, August 1944
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x199247

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 April 1922
NPG x81110

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 April 1922
NPG x81111

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 April 1922
NPG x81112

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 April 1922
NPG x81113

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate copy negative, 1942 (1922)
NPG x81959

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 13 November 1945
NPG x127630

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x31820

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 13 November 1945
NPG x73147

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 13 November 1945
NPG x73148

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 13 November 1945
NPG x73149

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187589

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187590

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano & Vandyk Studios, after Sir Oswald Birley
half-plate film negative, 3 July 1969 (1946)
NPG x174619

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Paul Laib
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1946
NPG x39377

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Paul Laib
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1946
NPG x39378

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Paul Laib
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1946
NPG x39379

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1946
NPG x2561

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1946
NPG x2564

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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1946
NPG x2565

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