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David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George (1863-1945), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 125 portraits
Statesman. Lloyd George was elected Liberal MP for Carnarvon Boroughs in 1890, a seat he held for fifty-five years. Lloyd George became Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1908. In 1909 he introduced old-age pensions and, in 1911, the National Insurance Act, a scheme against ill-health and unemployment. He backed the war in defence of Belgium in 1914 and in 1916 became prime minister. He is remembered as one of Britain's greatest wartime leaders. He remained Prime Minister in a coalition government until 1922. A celebrated orator, in 1940 his devastating attack on Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, made in his last speech in the House of Commons, helped bring about the succession of Winston Churchill.

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x135539

'At the Inter-Parliamentary Conference'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 25 July 1906
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x12474

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by George Charles Beresford
photogravure, 1908
NPG x12474

x9184

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1909
NPG x9184

x16034

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1909
NPG x16034

x28743

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by T. & R. Annan & Sons
photogravure, 1910s
NPG x28743

x28362

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 November 1910
NPG x28362

x81053

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 November 1910
NPG x81053

x138005

Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd George; David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Albert Henry Llewellyn Chapman
postcard print, 29 August 1911
NPG x138005

x12475

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
platinum print on photographer's card mount, 1917
NPG x12475

x12476

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
platinum print on photographer's card mount, 1917
NPG x12476

x194020

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George; D. W. Griffith

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1917
NPG x194020

x194126

Queen Alexandra; David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Central Press
vintage print, 1917
NPG x194126

x32125

The Imperial War Cabinet

by Vandyk
negative, 25 June 1918
NPG x32125

x139667

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Unknown photographer
half-plate glass negative, 10 December 1918
NPG x139667

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David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Alvin Langdon Coburn, published by Duckworth & Co
collotype, 25 August 1918
NPG Ax7835