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Lord President of the Council

UK GOVERNMENT OFFICE

Cabinet position established in the 16th century, presides over the Privy Council.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Henry Addington
Head of State
30-May-1757 15-Feb-1844 UK Prime Minister, 1801-04
John Anderson
Politician
8-Jul-1882 4-Jan-1958 Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1943-45
Clement Attlee
Head of State
3-Jan-1883 8-Oct-1967 UK Prime Minister, 1945-51
Stanley Baldwin
Head of State
3-Aug-1867 14-Dec-1947 UK Prime Minister three times
Arthur Balfour
Head of State
25-Jul-1848 19-Mar-1930 UK Prime Minister, 1902-05
Margaret Beckett
Government
15-Jan-1943   UK Foreign Secretary, 2006-07
John Biffen
Politician
3-Nov-1930 14-Aug-2007 Leader, House of Commons, 1982-87
Herbert Bowden
Politician
20-Jan-1905 30-Apr-1994 Leader, House of Commons, 1964-66
Robert Carr
Politician
11-Nov-1916 17-Feb-2012 UK Home Secretary, 1972-74
Neville Chamberlain
Politician
18-Mar-1869 9-Nov-1940 Architect of appeasement
Robin Cook
Politician
28-Feb-1946 6-Aug-2005 UK Foreign Secretary, 1997-2001
Richard Crossman
Politician
15-Dec-1907 5-Apr-1974 Leader, House of Commons, 1966-68
George Nathaniel Curzon
Government
11-Jan-1859 20-Mar-1925 Created the Kingdom of Jordan
Alec Douglas-Home
Head of State
2-Jul-1903 9-Oct-1995 UK Prime Minister, 1963-64
Michael Foot
Politician
23-Jul-1913 3-Mar-2010 Leader, House of Commons, 1976-79
Geoffrey Howe
Politician
20-Dec-1926   UK Foreign Secretary, 1983-89
Ramsay MacDonald
Head of State
12-Oct-1866 9-Nov-1937 First Labour Prime Minister of UK
John MacGregor
Politician
14-Feb-1937   Leader, House of Commons, 1990-92
Herbert Morrison
Politician
3-Jan-1888 6-Mar-1965 UK Home Secretary, 1940-45
Tony Newton
Politician
29-Aug-1937   Leader, House of Commons, 1992-97
Fred Peart
Politician
30-Apr-1914 26-Aug-1988 Leader, House of Commons, 1968-70
James Prior
Politician
11-Oct-1927   Minister for Northern Ireland, 1981-84
Francis Pym
Politician
13-Feb-1922 6-Mar-2008 UK Foreign Secretary, 1982-83
John Reid
Politician
8-May-1947   British MP, Airdrie and Shotts
Edward Short
Politician
17-Dec-1912 4-May-2012 Leader, House of Commons, 1974-76
Ann Taylor
Politician
2-Jul-1947   Leader, House of Commons, 1997-98
John Wakeham
Politician
22-Jun-1932   Baron Wakeham of Maldon
William Whitelaw
Politician
28-Jun-1918 1-Jul-1999 UK Deputy Prime Minister, 1979-88


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