Douglas Hurd

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Person.png Douglas Hurd   NNDB Powerbase Sourcewatch WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(spook?, politician)
Douglas Hurd.jpg
BornDouglas Richard Hurd
1930-03-08
Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK
NationalityBritish
Alma materEton College, Cambridge University/Trinity College
Children • Thomas Hurd
• Nick Hurd
• Alexander Hurd
• 1 other son
• 1 daughter
Relatives • Anthony
• Lord Hurd
• Sir Percy Hurd
Member ofDitchley/Governors, Ditchley/UK, Königswinter/Speakers
PartyConservative

Employment.png Chatham House/President

Dates unknown
Succeeded by John Major

[[|x22px|link=Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs]] Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

In office
26 October 1989 - 5 July 1995
Preceded byJohn Major
Succeeded byMalcolm Rifkind

Employment.png Home Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
2 September 1985 - 26 October 1989
Preceded byLeon Brittan
Succeeded byDavid Waddington

Employment.png Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
27 September 1984 - 2 September 1985
Preceded byJames Prior, Jim Prior
Succeeded byTom King

[[|x22px|link=Minister for Europe]] Minister for Europe

In office
4 May 1979 - 9 June 1983
Succeeded byMalcolm Rifkind

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Witney

In office
9 June 1983 - 1 May 1997
Succeeded byShaun Woodward

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Mid Oxfordshire

In office
28 February 1974 - 9 June 1983

NATO is one of the principal props which have allowed Britain to punch above its weight in the world.”
Douglas Hurd (1993)  [1]

Family tragedy

Catherine Hurd, 46, daughter-in-law of Douglas, "climbed a ladder, went through a hatch and stepped off the roof of the four-storey house in the fashionable Upper East Side of the city" of New York on May 21 2011. The judge returned an open verdict.[2]

 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/198018 April 198020 April 1980Germany
Parkhotel Quellenhof
Bad Aachen
Bilderberg/198115 May 198117 May 1981Switzerland
Palace Hotel
Bürgenstock


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