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Douglas Hurd

AKA Douglas Richard Hurd

Born: 8-Mar-1930
Birthplace: Marlborough, Wiltshire, England

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Former UK Home, Foreign Secretary

Military service: British Army (2nd Lt.)

Father: Anthony Hurd, Baron Hurd (former MP)
Mother: Stephanie
Wife: Tatiana (m. 1960, separated 1976, div. 1982, two sons)
Son: Nick Hurd (MP for Ruislip-Northwood, b. 13-May-1962)
Son: Thomas Hurd (diplomatic service, rumored MI6)
Wife: Judy Smart (m. 1982, one son, one daughter)

    High School: Eton College (1948)
    University: Trinity College, Cambridge University

    UK Foreign Secretary (1989-95)
    UK Home Secretary (1985-89)
    UK Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1984-85)
    UK Member of Parliament for Witney (1983-97)
    UK Member of Parliament for Mid Oxfordshire (1974-83)
    UK Diplomatic Service First Secretary, Rome (1963-66)
    UK Diplomatic Service Under-Secretary of State, London (1960-63)
    UK Diplomatic Service to the United Nations (1956-60)
    UK Diplomatic Service in Peking (1954-56)
    Conservative Party (UK)
    Life Peerage 1997 as Baron Hurd of Westwell

Author of books:
The Arrow War (1967)
Scotch on the Rocks (1971, novel)
Truth Game (1972, novel)
Vote to Kill (1975, novel)
An End to Promises (1979, novel)
Palace of Enchantments (1985, novel, with Stephen Lamport)
The Search for Peace (1997)
The Shape of Ice (1998, novel)
Image in the Water (2001, novel)
Memoirs (2003, memoir)
Robert Peel: A Biography (2007, biography)


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