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Politicians


2336 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
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
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

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

Paul Boateng

1951-
Labour politician; MP for Brent South
Sitter in 4 portraits
Margaret Grace Bondfield

Margaret Grace Bondfield

1873-1953
Politician; MP for Wallsend, Northampton and first woman cabinet minister
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Rhodes Boyson

Sir Rhodes Boyson

1925-2012
Methodist preacher, head teacher and Conservative politician; MP for Brent North
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ben Bradshaw

Ben Bradshaw

1960-
Politician; MP for Exeter and radio reporter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth

1948-
Writer, politician and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Peter Leonard Brooke, Baron Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Peter Leonard Brooke, Baron Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

1934-
Management consultant and Conservative politician; MP for the Cities of London and Westminster
Sitter in 3 portraits
Michael Arthur Bass, 1st Baron Burton

Michael Arthur Bass, 1st Baron Burton

1837-1909
Brewer, philanthropist, art collector and politician; Liberal MP for Stafford
Sitter in 3 portraits
George W. Bush

George W. Bush

1946-
President of the United States
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Austen ('Rab') Butler, 1st Baron Butler of Saffron Walden

Richard Austen ('Rab') Butler, 1st Baron Butler of Saffron Walden

1902-1982
Politician; served as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary
Sitter in 44 portraits
Arthur Capel, 1st Baron Capel

Arthur Capel, 1st Baron Capel

1604-1649
Writer, royalist and politician; MP for Hertfordshire
Sitter associated with 21 portraits
Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, 6th Baron Carrington

Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, 6th Baron Carrington

1919-2018
Politician; 6th Secretary General of NATO
Sitter in 14 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Hon. Edward Carson

1920-1987
Lieutenant and Conservative politician; MP for Isle of Thanet; younger son of Baron Carson
Sitter in 6 portraits
Fidel Castro Ruz

Fidel Castro Ruz

1926-2016
Political leader of Cuba
Sitter in 6 portraits
Joe Chamberlain

Joe Chamberlain

1836-1914
Industrialist and politician; MP for Birmingham
Sitter in 104 portraits
Sir Christopher John Chataway

Sir Christopher John Chataway

1931-2014
Politician; MP for Lewisham North and Chichester, television broadcaster and middle and long distance runner; Olympian
Sitter in 17 portraits
Winston Spencer Churchill

Winston Spencer Churchill

1940-2010
Politician, author and journalist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Alan Clark

Alan Clark

1928-1999
Politician and diarist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sebastian Coe

Sebastian Coe

1956-
Middle distance runner; Olympian, Conservative politician and President, International Association of Athletics Federations
Sitter in 5 portraits
Yvette Cooper

Yvette Cooper

1969-
Labour politician; MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford and Shadow Home Secretary
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn

1949-
Labour politician; MP for Islington North and Leader of the Labour Party
Sitter in 4 portraits
Edwina Currie

Edwina Currie

1946-
Politician; MP for South Derbyshire and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits