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Statesmen


180 People in group

Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

1864-1940
Diamond magnate, politician, financier and cricketer
Sitter in 16 portraits
William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

1879-1964
Statesman and newspaper proprietor
Sitter in 21 portraits
Prince Otto Edward Leopold von Bismarck-Schonhausen

Prince Otto Edward Leopold von Bismarck-Schonhausen

1815-1898
Prussian statesman
Sitter in 15 portraits
John Bright

John Bright

1811-1889
Statesman and orator
Sitter associated with 95 portraits
George W. Bush

George W. Bush

1946-
President of the United States
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

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

1864-1958
Statesman; a creator of the League of Nations
Sitter in 29 portraits
Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain

Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain

1863-1937
Politician; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; son of Joseph Chamberlain
Sitter in 55 portraits
Lord Randolph Churchill

Lord Randolph Churchill

1849-1895
Politician; Secretary of State for India and MP for Woodstock and Paddington South
Sitter in 36 portraits
Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon

Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon

1609-1674
Statesman
Sitter associated with 23 portraits
Georges Clemenceau

Georges Clemenceau

1841-1929
French statesman
Sitter in 8 portraits
Richard Cobden

Richard Cobden

1804-1865
Politician; MP for several constituencies, manufacturer and free trade campaigner
Sitter in 50 portraits
Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex

circa 1485-1540
Statesman
Sitter associated with 28 portraits
Ganga Singh, Maharaja of Bikaner

Ganga Singh, Maharaja of Bikaner

1880-1943
Indian Ruler and general
Sitter in 10 portraits
Arthur Henderson

Arthur Henderson

1863-1935
Politician, leader of the Labour Party, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and iron moulder
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover

1874-1964
President of the United States
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

1743-1826
President of the United States; signatory of the Declaration of Independence
Sitter in 2 portraits