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Statesmen


164 People in group

William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

1879-1964
Statesman and newspaper proprietor
Sitter in 20 portraits
John Bright

John Bright

1811-1889
Statesman and orator
Sitter associated with 95 portraits
Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill

Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill

1849-1895
Politician; Secretary of State for India and MP for Woodstock and Paddington South
Sitter in 36 portraits
Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau

Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau

1841-1929
French statesman
Sitter in 8 portraits
Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex

circa 1485-1540
Statesman
Sitter associated with 28 portraits
Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

1888-1965
Politician; Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary and Deputy Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 97 portraits
Cecil John Rhodes

Cecil John Rhodes

1853-1902
Imperialist, statesman in South Africa and mining entrepreneur
Sitter in 25 portraits
Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset

Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset

1506?-1552
Known as 'The Protector'; statesman
Sitter associated with 17 portraits
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

1593-1641
Statesman
Sitter associated with 109 portraits
Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare

Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare

1815-1895
Politician, Home Secretary and Lord President of the Council
Sitter in 12 portraits
William Nevill, 1st Marquess of Abergavenny

William Nevill, 1st Marquess of Abergavenny

1826-1915
Statesman
Sitter in 9 portraits
Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison

Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison

1869-1951
Statesman
Sitter in 20 portraits
Sir James Allen

Sir James Allen

1855-1942
New Zealand statesman
Sitter in 6 portraits
William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan

William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan

1773-1857
Statesman; Governor-General of India
Sitter in 5 portraits
John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

1680-1743
Field Marshal and statesman
Sitter in 12 portraits
Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll

Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll

1682-1761
Statesman
Sitter in 5 portraits
Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll

Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll

1598-1661
Statesman
Sitter in 13 portraits
Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll

Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll

1629-1685
Statesman
Sitter associated with 8 portraits