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Brigadier Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler CH, CIE, MC, FBA, FSA ( 10 September 1890 – 22 July 1976 ), was one of the best-known British archaeologists of the twentieth century.
* Peter Haggett CBE FBA ( b. 1933 ), eminent academic geographer and professor at University of Bristol, educated at Dr Morgan's Grammar School in Bridgwater
* Tony Judt, FBA — former Fellow ( 1980 — 1987 ), author, historian, and public intellectual, later the director of the Erich Maria Remarque Institute at NYU and contributor to the New York Review of Books.
Alfred Leslie Rowse, CH, FBA ( 4 December 1903 – 3 October 1997 ), known publicly as A. L. Rowse but to friends and family as Leslie, was a British historian from Cornwall.
George Macaulay Trevelyan, OM, CBE, FRS, FBA ( 16 February 1876 – 21 July 1962 ), was a British historian.
Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg, FRS, FBA, FRSA, FRSL, FRTS ( born 6 October 1939 ), is an English broadcaster and author, best known for his work with the BBC and for presenting the The South Bank Show ( 1978 – 2010 ).
Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane KT, OM, PC, KC, FRS, FBA, FSA ( 30 July 1856 – 19 August 1928 ), was an influential British Liberal Imperialist and later Labour politician, lawyer and philosopher.
Sir ( Donald ) Neil MacCormick, QC, FBA, FRSE ( 27 May 1941 – 5 April 2009 ), or just Neil MacCormick, was a legal philosopher and Scottish politician.
Walter Garrison Runciman, 3rd Viscount Runciman of Doxford, CBE, FBA ( born 10 November 1934 ), usually known informally as Garry Runciman, is a leading British historical sociologist.
J. E. Caerwyn Williams ( John Ellis Caerwyn Williams ) FBA ( 17 January 1912 – 10 June 1999 ), was a Welsh scholar.
Paul Michael Kennedy CBE, FBA ( born 1945 ), is a British historian at Yale University specialising in the history of international relations, economic power and grand strategy.
Sir John Harold Plumb, FBA ( 20 August 1911 – 21 October 2001 ), known as Jack, was a British historian, known for his books on British 18th century history.
He was also elected to the FBA that year, serving as President of the Royal Historical Society ( 1917 – 1921 ), the Numismatic Society and the Royal Archaeological Institute.
Professor Emeritus R. Geraint Gruffydd ( born 9 June 1928 ), MA DPhil DLitt FLSW FBA is a scholar of Welsh language and literature.
Sir John Wheeler Wheeler-Bennett ( 1902 – 1975 ), GCVO, CMG, OBE, FBA, FRSL was a conservative English historian of German and diplomatic history, and the official biographer of King George VI.
Professor Sir Partha Sarathi Dasgupta, FRS, FBA ( born November 17, 1942 ), is the Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom ; Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge ; and Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Manchester.
Robert Jacob Alexander, Baron Skidelsky, FBA ( born 25 April 1939 in Harbin, China ), is a British economic historian of Russian origin and the author of a major, award-winning, three-volume biography of British economist John Maynard Keynes ( 1883 – 1946 ).
Sir John Huxtable Elliott, FBA ( born 23 June 1930 ), who normally publishes as J. H. Elliott, is an eminent historian, Regius Professor Emeritus in the University of Oxford and Honorary Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge.
Among its Professors with World-ranked reputations are Professors Luke Georghiou, Ian Miles, Richard Nelson and Giovanni Dosi ( Manchester Institute of Innovation Research ), Professor Fang-Lee Cooke ( Chinese Business and Employment ), Professor Colin Talbot ( Public Policy and Management ), Professor John Hassard ( Organization Studies ), Professor Mick Marchington ( HRM ), Professor Jill Rubery FBA ( Employment Studies ), Professor Andrew Stark ( Finance ), and Professor Richard Whitley ( Business Systems ).
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George Charles Henry Victor Paget, 7th Marquess of Anglesey DL FSA FRHistS FRSL ( born 8 October 1922 ), styled Earl of Uxbridge until 1947, is a British peer.
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His father was Henry Attlee ( 1841 – 1908 ), a solicitor, and his mother was Ellen Bravery Watson ( 1847 – 1920 ).
Attlee was Lord Privy Seal ( 1940 – 42 ), Deputy Prime Minister ( 1942 – 45 ), Dominions Secretary ( 1942 – 43 ), and Lord President of the Council ( 1943 – 45 ).
A letter from Queen Elizabeth ( later the Queen Mother ), dated 17 May 1947, showed " her decided lack of enthusiasm for the socialist government " and describes the British electorate as " poor people, so many half-educated and bemused " for electing Attlee over Winston Churchill, whom she saw as a war hero.
He attempted to move the debate along but received little support from Churchill ( who was against Indian independence ), nor from Clement Attlee, Churchill's successor as Prime Minister.
Labour lost office in 1951 ( despite polling 200, 000 more votes than the Conservatives ), and after Clement Attlee retired as leader in 1955, he was succeeded by the figurehead of the " right-establishment " Hugh Gaitskell, against Aneurin Bevan.
Although he never made it into the " top five " of the Labour government ( Attlee, Bevin, Morrison, Dalton and Greenwood, later replaced by Cripps ), he remained an influential member throughout.
John Richard Attlee, 3rd Earl Attlee ( born 3 October 1956 ), styled Viscount Prestwood between 1967 and 1991, is a British peer and a hereditary member of the House of Lords.
William Allen Jowitt, 1st Earl Jowitt PC, KC ( 15 April 1885 – 16 August 1957 ), was a British Labour politician and lawyer, who served as Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain under Clement Attlee from 1945 to 1951.
His highest-profile chairmanship of this period was of the Royal Commission on Capital Punishment ( 1949 – 53 ), set up by the Attlee government to examine all aspects of the subject.
* 17 October-At the request of the British Prime Minister Clement Attlee, the Minister for Finance ( Ireland ), Seán MacBride, and the Minister for External Affairs, Patrick McGilligan, meet representatives from the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to discuss the repeal of the External Relations Act.
The Prime Minister ( Clement Attlee ), who is her fervent admirer, might fittingly celebrate this jubilee by making her a Dame.
The lake at Eastville Park was instigated as part of a social scheme by Ernest Bevin ( a well-respected westcountryman ), who later became Minister of Labour under Churchill in the coalition government of WW2 and later Foreign Secretary in the Attlee Government from 1945 until his death.
Others who went on to achieve the highest distinction include four British Prime Ministers — Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher, Clement Attlee and Herbert Asquith — as well as Carwyn Jones ( First Minister of Wales ), Mahatma Gandhi, M A Jinnah ( first Governor General and founder of Pakistan ), and Jawaharlal Nehru ( first Prime Minister of India ).
Street names from this period of subdivision included notable politicians ( Attlee, Truman, Evatt, Eden ), Otago landmarks ( Earnslaw, Hollyford, Hooker, Aorangi, Lyall, Sealy ), names associated with Christ's College, ( Blanch, Bourne, Condell, Hudson, Flower, Harris, Merton, Moreland, Richards, Tothill ), and the HMS Bounty, ( Bounty, Resolution, Pitcairn, Christian ).