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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton (1894-1986), Prime Minister

Sitter in 35 portraits
Prime Minister. A member of the publishing dynasty, Macmillan served in the 1914-18 war, and was wounded three times. He won Stockton-on-Tees for the Conservatives (1924-29, and 1931-45). Macmillan wrote an argument for Conservatism, The Middle Way (1938) and was regarded by many of his party as a 'neo-socialist'. A firm anti-appeaser before the Second World War, he was a 'hawk' over Suez. He succeeded Anthony Eden as Prime Minister in 1957. On foreign policy he was a European, and in 1961-2 tried to accede to the Treaty of Rome and the EEC, but was faced with De Gaulle's veto. The Profumo affair and ill-health led to his departure from politics in 1964.

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, April 1942
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, April 1942
NPG x82085

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, April 1947
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, April 1947
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, April 1947
NPG x188647

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton; Ava (née Bodley), Viscountess Waverley

by Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke
vintage snapshot print, 1 April 1950
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Elliott & Fry
vintage print, 31 October 1951
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Elliott & Fry
whole-plate glass negative, 31 October 1951
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Elliott & Fry
whole-plate glass negative, 31 October 1951
NPG x100266

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Harold MacMillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, 1955
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton; Lady Dorothy Evelyn Macmillan (née Cavendish)

by John Drysdale
colour tear sheet, published 6 March 1957
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1960s
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy; Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Jimmy Wilds, for Keystone Press Agency Ltd
vintage print, 30 June 1963
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton; Deborah Vivien Cavendish (née Freeman-Mitford), Duchess of Devonshire

by Unknown photographer
bromide press print, 14 April 1964
NPG x194016

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by David Levine
pen and ink, 1966
NPG D63