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Alan Clark

AKA Alan Kenneth Mackenzie Clark

Born: 13-Apr-1928
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 5-Sep-1999
Location of death: Saltwood Castle, Kent, England
Cause of death: Cancer - Brain

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Controversial, Conservative MP and minister

Military service: Household Cavalry; Royal Auxilary Air Force (1952-54)

His 1961 work, The Donkeys, became Oh! What a Lovely War.

Father: Kenneth Clark (historian, b. 1903, d. 1983)
Mother: Elizabeth Jane Martin (d. 1978)
Sister: Colette (twin, b. 9-Oct-1932)
Brother: Colin Clark (twin, b. 9-Oct-1932, d. 17-Dec-2002)
Wife: Jane Beuttler (m. 1958, until his death, two sons)

    High School: Eton College
    University: Christ Church, Oxford University

    UK Member of Parliament for Kensington and Chelsea (1997-99)
    UK Minister of State Defence (1989-92)
    UK Minister of State Trade (1986-89)
    UK Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton (1974-92)
    Bullingdon Club
    Conservative Party (UK)

Author of books:
The Donkeys (1961)
The Fall of Crete (1963)
Barbarossa: The Russo-German Conflict, 1941-45 (1965)
The Suicide of the Empires: The Battles on the Eastern Front, 1914-18 (1971)
Aces High: The War in the Air Over the Western Front, 1914-18 (1973)
Diaries: In Power, 1983-1992 (1993)
The Tories: Conservatives and the Nation State, 1922-1997 (1998)
Diaries: Into Politics, 1972-1982 (2000)
Backfire: A Passion for Cars and Motoring (2001)
Diaries: The Last Diaries, 1993-1999 (2002)


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