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Herbert Henry Asquith

Herbert Henry AsquithBorn: 12-Sep-1852
Birthplace: Morley, Yorkshire, England
Died: 15-Feb-1928
Location of death: Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, England
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, All Saints Churchyard, Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: England
Executive summary: UK Prime Minister, 1908-16

Father: Joseph Dixon Asquith (b. 10-Feb-1825, d. 29-Mar-1860)
Mother: Emily Willans (b. 4-May-1828, d. 12-Dec-1888)
Brother: William Willans Asquith (b. 1853, d. 1918)
Sister: Emily Evelyn Wooding ("Eva", b. 1855, d. 1937)
Daughter: Edith Margaret Asquith (b. 1859, d. 1859)
Daughter: Lilian Josephine Asquith (b. 1860, d. 1865)
Wife: Helen Kelsall Melland (m. 23-Aug-1877, d. 1891, typhoid, five children)
Wife: Margot Asquith (m. 10-May-1894, d. 1945)
Son: Raymond Asquith (b. 6-Nov-1878, d. 15-Sep-1916, Battle of the Somme)
Son: Herbert Asquith (poet, b. 11-Mar-1881, d. 5-Aug-1947)
Son: Arthur Melland Asquith (b. 24-Apr-1883, d. 25-Aug-1939)
Daughter: Helen Violet Bonham-Carter (b. 15-Apr-1887, d. 19-Feb-1969)
Son: Cyril Asquith (b. 5-Feb-1890, d. 24-Aug-1954)
Daughter: Elizabeth (by Margot, d. 1945)
Son: Anthony Asquith (filmmaker, b. 9-Nov-1902, by Margot)

    High School: City of London School (1870)
    Law School: Oxford University
    Administrator: Rector, University of Glasgow (1905-08)
    Administrator: Rector, University of Aberdeen

    UK Member of Parliament for Paisley (1920-24)
    UK Prime Minister (5-Apr-1908 to 5-Dec-1916)
    UK Minister Secretary of State for War (1914)
    UK Leader of the House of Commons (1908-16)
    Chancellor of the Exchequer (1905-08)
    UK Home Secretary (1892-95)
    UK Member of Parliament for East Fife (1886-1918)
    Liberal Party (UK) Leader (1908-26)
    Knight of the British Empire


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