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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 Elliott & Fry
bromide print
NPG x90335

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David Lloyd George

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print
NPG x90336

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David Lloyd George

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x6537

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David Lloyd George

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x6538

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David Lloyd George

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass copy negative, copied July 1949 (circa 1903)
NPG x190128

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David Lloyd George; Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd George

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 November 1910
NPG x81052

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David Lloyd George

published by Underwood & Underwood
albumen stereoscopic card, circa 1918
NPG x45945

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David Lloyd George

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1921
NPG x168994

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David Lloyd George

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1921
NPG x473

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David Lloyd George

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1934
NPG x1986

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David Lloyd George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23355

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David Lloyd George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23356

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David Lloyd George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23357

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David Lloyd George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23358

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David Lloyd George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23359

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