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Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon (1897-1977), Prime Minister

(Robert) Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

Sitter in 37 portraits
Conservative Prime Minister between 1955 and 1957, Eden was awarded the Military Cross during World War I, and elected MP for Warwick and Leamington in 1923. He was a highly effective Foreign Secretary during a period of immense international tension. As Prime Minister, Eden's support of Anglo-French intervention in the Suez Crisis of 1956 lost him support.

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x8369

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

by Walter Stoneman
dry-plate glass negative, June 1941
NPG x8369

x8370

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, June 1941
NPG x8370

x194064

Winston Churchill inspecting the Victory Parade, Berlin

by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
vintage print, 21 July 1945
NPG x194064

x163098

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, January 1950
NPG x163098

x184363

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon; Winston Churchill

by International News Photos
vintage print, 17 December 1951
NPG x184363

x182304

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and his cabinet of 1955

by International News Photos
vintage print, 1955
NPG x182304

x139

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1941
NPG x139

x352

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1941
NPG x352

x8368

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

by Walter Stoneman
dry-plate glass negative, June 1941
NPG x8368

x136192

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon; Unidentified Italian official

probably by Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke
vintage snapshot print, September 1954
NPG x136192

x193407

(Robert) Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon; Clarissa Eden (née Spencer-Churchill), Countess of Avon

by Vivienne
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 3 November 1954
NPG x193407

x351

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, before 1961
NPG x351

D58

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

by David Levine
pen, 1960s
NPG D58