Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (1881 - 1959)

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About Edward Frederick Lindley Wood

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Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, KG, OM, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, TD, PC (16 April 1881 – 23 December 1959), known as The Lord Irwin from 1925 until 1934 and as The Viscount Halifax from 1934 until 1944, was one of the most senior British Conservative politicians of the 1930s, during which he held several senior ministerial posts, most notably as Foreign Secretary from 1938 to 1940. As such he is often regarded as one of the architects of the policy of appeasement prior to World War II. During the war, he served as British Ambassador in Washington.

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Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax's Timeline

1881
1881
1909
September 21, 1909
Age 28
West Clandon, Surrey, England
1910
1910
Age 29
1912
October 3, 1912
Age 31
1920
1920
Age 39
1959
1959
Age 78