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David Lloyd George

(1863-1945), Prime Minister

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

Sitter associated with 127 portraits
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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David Lloyd George, by Reginald Haines, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x197800

David Lloyd George

by Reginald Haines, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x197800

David Lloyd George, by Bevan - NPG x197804

David Lloyd George

by Bevan
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x197804

David Lloyd George, by Unknown photographer - NPG x197805

David Lloyd George

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, early 1910s
NPG x197805

David Lloyd George, by James Russell & Sons, published by  The Shenley Real Photo Post Card (Percy Redjeb) - NPG x197806

David Lloyd George

by James Russell & Sons, published by The Shenley Real Photo Post Card (Percy Redjeb)
bromide postcard print, circa 1910
NPG x197806

David Lloyd George, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x197812

David Lloyd George

published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x197812

Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd George; David Lloyd George, by Albert Henry Llewellyn Chapman - NPG x138005

Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd George; David Lloyd George

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

Group including David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George, by Unknown photographer - NPG x197819

Group including David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, circa 1912
NPG x197819

David Lloyd George; Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd George; Dame Margaret Lloyd George (née Owen), by Unknown photographer - NPG x197816

David Lloyd George; Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd George; Dame Margaret Lloyd George (née Owen)

by Unknown photographer
halftone postcard print, 1915-1916
NPG x197816

David Lloyd George, by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x197810

David Lloyd George

by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
postcard print, circa 1916
NPG x197810

David Lloyd George, by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy) - NPG x12475

David Lloyd George

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

David Lloyd George, by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy) - NPG x12476

David Lloyd George

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

David Lloyd George; D. W. Griffith, by Unknown photographer - NPG x194020

David Lloyd George; D. W. Griffith

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1917
NPG x194020

The Imperial War Cabinet, by Vandyk - NPG x32125

The Imperial War Cabinet

by Vandyk
negative, 25 June 1918
NPG x32125

David Lloyd George, by Unknown photographer - NPG x139667

David Lloyd George

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

David Lloyd George, by Alvin Langdon Coburn, published by  Duckworth & Co - NPG Ax7835

David Lloyd George

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

After the Signing of the Treaty of Versailles, by Unknown photographer, for  Daily Mirror - NPG x137208

After the Signing of the Treaty of Versailles

by Unknown photographer, for Daily Mirror
vintage print, 28 June 1919
NPG x137208

Council of Four, Paris Peace Conference, by Topical Press - NPG x137234

Council of Four, Paris Peace Conference

by Topical Press
vintage print, January 1919
NPG x137234

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