Anthony Eden

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Birthday
12, 1897
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 14, 1977 (79)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1897
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 14, 1977 (79)

About

English Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of England from 1955 to 1957. He was Prime Minister during the Suez Crisis in 1956 and is largely perceived to have mishandled the situation.

Before Fame

He served during World War One and became the youngest brigade-major in the British Army. He first entered Parliament in 1923.

Trivia

He was an outspoken opponent of the appeasement policies of Neville Chamberlain leading up to and during World War II.

Family Life

He was married to Beatrice Beckett from 1923 to 1950 and Clarissa Spencer-Churchill from 1952 to his death in 1977.

Associated With

He served as Prime Minister during the term of United States President Dwight Eisenhower.