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Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood (1864-1958), Statesman; a creator of the League of Nations

Sitter in 27 portraits
Statesman; Assistant Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1918-19) and a creator of the League of Nations. A memorandum of 1916 written by Cecil was the basis for the League Covenant and he dominated discussions at the Peace Conference Commission on the League of Nations in 1919, later serving as President of the League of Nations Union (1923-45). He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937.

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Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, 1900s or 1910s?
NPG 2827

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Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, 1900s or 1910s?
NPG 2865

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Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

by Sir Henry Maximilian ('Max') Beerbohm
pencil and watercolour, 1931
NPG 6169

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Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39110