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Politicians


2335 People in group

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

1953-
Labour politician; MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Sitter in 4 portraits
Leo Abse

Leo Abse

1917-2008
Lawyer, writer and Labour politician; MP for Pontypool and Torfaen
Sitter in 11 portraits
David Patrick Alton, Baron Alton of Liverpool

David Patrick Alton, Baron Alton of Liverpool

1951-
Politician; Liberal Chief Whip
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Anson

Sir George Anson

1769-1849
General and politician; MP for Lichfield
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare

Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare

1940-
Politician, author and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jack Ashley, Baron Ashley of Stoke

Jack Ashley, Baron Ashley of Stoke

1922-2012
Labour politician; MP for Stoke-on-Trent
Sitter in 2 portraits
(Helen) Violet Bonham Carter (née Asquith), Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury

(Helen) Violet Bonham Carter (née Asquith), Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury

1887-1969
President of the Liberal Party Organisation; wife of Sir Maurice Bonham Carter; daughter of Herbert Asquith
Sitter associated with 31 portraits
Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

1879-1964
Conservative politician; MP for Plymouth Sutton; former wife of R.G. Shaw, and later wife of 2nd Viscount Astor; daughter of Chiswell Dabney Langhorne
Sitter in 37 portraits
John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, scientist, writer and politician; MP for Maidstone and London University
Sitter in 24 portraits
Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury

Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury

1928-2016
Human rights campaigner and Liberal politician; MP for Orpington
Sitter in 2 portraits
Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea

Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea

1843-1907
Liberal politician and patron of art
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 116 portraits
Dame Margaret Mary Beckett (née Jackson)

Dame Margaret Mary Beckett (née Jackson)

1943-
Labour politician; Foreign Secretary and MP for Derby South and Lincoln
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby

John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby

circa 1615-1689
Royalist army officer and politician: MP for Thirsk
Sitter in 7 portraits
Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan

1897-1960
Editor of 'Tribune' and Labour politician; MP for Ebbw Vale and Minister of Health; husband of Jennie Lee
Sitter in 32 portraits
Ernest Bevin

Ernest Bevin

1881-1951
General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union and politician; MP for Wandsworth Central and Woolwich East
Sitter associated with 59 portraits
Nicholas Vansittart, Baron Bexley

Nicholas Vansittart, Baron Bexley

1766-1851
Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 26 portraits
Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree

Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree

1851-1933
Lawyer and Conservative politician; MP for Bethnal Green North East
Sitter in 7 portraits
(William) John Biffen, Baron Biffen

(William) John Biffen, Baron Biffen

1930-2007
Conservative politician; Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Commons
Sitter in 5 portraits
David Blunkett

David Blunkett

1947-
Labour politician; Home Secretary; MP for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough
Sitter in 3 portraits
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

1840-1922
Traveller, politician and poet
Sitter in 9 portraits