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 David Lloyd George
David Lloyd George was born in 1863 and died in 1945.
Lloyd George was the major British politician present at the Treaty of Versailles and while at Versailles it was Lloyd George who tried to play the middle role between the total retribution of George Clemenceau and the seemingly mild rebuke of America’s Woodrow Wilson.
Lloyd George was Britain’s senior representative at the Versailles settlement.
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 First World War.com - Who's Who - David Lloyd George
David Lloyd George (1863-1945), invariably considered the quintessential Welshman, was in fact born in Manchester on 17 January 1863, the son of a schoolmaster.
Lloyd George married in 1888, to Margaret Owen, the daughter of a wealthy farmer.
Lloyd George was appointed to serve in the Campbell-Bannerman government as President of the Board of Trade, from 1905-8.
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 Lloyd George, David, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Lloyd George was a brilliantly eloquent, forceful, and creative statesman, but he was often unscrupulous and opportunistic in his methods and widely mistrusted.
Lloyd George immediately reorganized the structure of the government, creating a small war cabinet of five (which when attended also by representatives of the dominions and India became the Imperial war cabinet) and forming for the first time a cabinet secretariat.
Lloyd George continued to be active in Parliament and, despite the fact that he was disliked by many Liberals for his treatment of Asquith, served (1926–31) as the leader of the by-then shattered Liberal party.
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 DAVID LLOYD GEORGE - LoveToKnow Article on DAVID LLOYD GEORGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His father, William George, a Welshman of yeoman stock, had left Pembrokeshire for London at an early age and became a school teacher there, and afterwards in Liverpool and Haverfordwest, and then headmaster of an elementary school at Pwllheli, Carnarvonshire, where he married the daughter of David Lloyd, a neighboring Baptist minister.
Mrs George's brother, Richard Lloyd, a shoemaker at Llanystumdwy, and pastor of the Campbellite Baptists there, now became her chief support; it was from him that young David obtained his earliest views of practical and political life, and also the means of starting, at the age of fourteen, on the career of a solicitor.
For that year the budget was already settled, and it was introduced by Mr Asquith himself, the ex-chancellor; but Mr Lloyd George earned golden opinions, both at the Treasury and in parliament, by his industry and his handling of the Finance Bill, especially important for its inclusion of Old Age Pensions, in the later stages.
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 David Lloyd George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
David Lloyd George, the son of William George and Elizabeth Lloyd, was born in Manchester on 17th January, 1863.
Lloyd George won the seat by 18 votes and at twenty-seven became the youngest member of the House of Commons.
Lloyd George reacted by touring the country making speeches in working-class areas on behalf of the budget and portraying the nobility as men who were using their privileged position to stop the poor from receiving their old age pensions.
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 David Lloyd George
David Lloyd George was one of the twentieth century's most-famous radicals.
Lloyd George was acclaimed as the man who had won the war, and in 1918 the coalition won a huge majority.
Lloyd George's personal secretary from 1913 until their marriage in 1943 she had one child, a daughter, although it was often said that she was adopted.
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 Channel 4 - History - David Lloyd George
Lloyd George was himself an early supporter of women’s suffrage, but as part of the government was often heckled by the militant campaigners known as the suffragettes, who belonged to the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU).
Lloyd George was re-elected as an MP after the war, but with the Liberal majority in Parliament much reduced, he had to join with the Conservatives to create another coalition government.
David Lloyd George is remembered as a skilled war leader and negotiator – he was known as the ‘Welsh wizard’ – but his greatest achievement was probably the programme of social reform that he introduced in the years 1908-11.
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 Trenches on the Web - Bio: David Lloyd George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
David Lloyd George was born in Manchester, England on 17-Jan-1863.
In 1878 David Lloyd George was apprenticed to a non-trial lawyer and he opened his own law practice in 1884.
After the coalition fell in Oct-1922 Lloyd George was united again with the Asquithian liberals and later succeeded Asquith as a Liberal party leader.
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 PBS - American Experience: Woodrow Wilson | People
It was Lloyd George who served to balance Wilson's Fourteen Points against the harsh demands of French premier Georges Clemenceau and who, with his "conference diplomacy," did much to shape the final version of the peace treaty.
Lloyd George's election to Parliament from Caernarvon Boroughs in 1890 established him in politics.
Lloyd George was reluctant at first to see Great Britain join the conflict of World War I. But as minister of munitions, then as minister of war, he soon advocated a fierce, swift offensive against Germany.
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 Sources on David Lloyd George
Lloyd George was also very concerned with the rise of communism in Russia and he feared that it might spread to western Europe – Germany should be left as a barrier to resist the expected spread of communism.
Lloyd George did not want Germany treated with lenience but he knew that Germany would be the only country in central Europe that could stop the spread of communism if it burst over the frontiers of Russia.
Lloyd George was inclined towards leniency since he felt that to leave an embittered Germany would be to store up problems for the future, as the Germans would wish to exact retribution.
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 David Lloyd George Knew My Grandmother   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lloyd George then wrote that an insider-trading scandal over Marconi shares was about to break, and he needed her during that crisis.
Lloyd George's daughter Megan became a bitter enemy when she discovered that her former tutor was having an affair with her father, but even she admitted that being with Frances was "like sinking your feet into a thick pile carpet into which you sank your feet gratefully."
Lloyd George was faithful to neither his wife nor his mistress, but Frances nonetheless kept her position with him, always putting his interests first -- even above those of the child she eventually chose to bear him at the age of 40.
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 BBC - History - David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor (1863 - 1945)
Lloyd George's 1909 budget has been called the 'people's budget' since it provided for social insurance that was to be partly financed by land and income taxes.
At the successful conclusion of the war, Lloyd George was Britain's chief delegate to the Paris Peace Conference that drafted the Versailles Treaty.
When, in 1922, Lloyd George established the Irish Free State, the price that he paid was his prime ministership as the Conservatives withdrew from the coalition and effectively shattered the Liberal Party.
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 Biography: David Lloyd George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the ten years of Liberal opposition after the election of 1895, DLG became a leader of the radical wing of the Liberal party, opposing the South African War, as a result of which he was nearly lynched in a near-riot in Birmingham, which he famously escaped disguised as a policeman.
DLG held the post of Secretary of State for War for five months, but the chief of the imperial general staff possessed nearly all the important powers of the war minister.
DLG began to survey the whole direction of the war with increasing skepticism; and he did not conceal his doubts from his friends who, by the end of November 1916, had become convinced that Asquith should delegate the day-to-day running of the war to a small committee whose chairman should be DLG.
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 David Lloyd George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
David Lloyd George was born on 17 January 1863.
David Lloyd George qualified as a solicitor but in 1890 he was elected to parliament as a representative of the Liberal Party.
Lloyd George did not want the prime minister to be the chairman of such a community because he thought that Asquith was not a good war leader.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/David Lloyd George
David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, OM, PC (January 17, 1863 – March 26, 1945) was a British statesman and the last Liberal to be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Although born in Manchester in 1863, David Lloyd George was a Welsh-speaking Cymrian, the only Welshman ever to hold the office of Prime Minister in the British government.
In early 1945 he accepted a peerage as Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor and Viscount Gwynedd, of Dwyfor in the County of Caernarvon.
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 David Lloyd George
The Lords were stripped of their power of veto after their performance in the previous year against Lloyd George's budget.
At the outbreak of the First World War the Prime Minister Herbert Asquith had an urgent reshuffle of his government and made Lloyd George Minister of Munitions to try and combat the shortages that British troops were then experiencing.
Lloyd George didn't want Asquith to Chair this Committee as he felt him to be an unsuitable war leader.
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 David Lloyd George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
"David Lloyd George" was not yet complete when it left the FR's Boston Lodge Works for service in 1992.
David Lloyd George was a local Welsh Liberal politician who became the Prime Minister and occupied that position during the period from 1916 to 1922.
After his first season on the line "David Lloyd George" was completed and runs now in a proper lined out maroon livery.
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 Lloyd George, David, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor
Lloyd George, David, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor: Early Career - Early Career Elected (1890) to Parliament as a Liberal, the young Lloyd George soon became known as...
Lloyd George, David, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor: After the War - After the War A general election in 1918 had given Lloyd George and his coalition a substantial...
Lloyd George, David, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor: During World War I - During World War I In 1911, Lloyd George made his famous Mansion House speech, in which he warned...
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 David Lloyd George
British statesman David Lloyd George was educated as a lawyer.
Lloyd George held a number of important posts, starting with President of the Board of Trade.
Lloyd George led Britain to victory in World War I. At the peace negotiations, he supported a moderate settlement.
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 George, David Lloyd on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LIFE: Is Lloyd George Israel's father?; Had it not been for David Lloyd George the state of Israel might not exist,according to a new book.
Lloyd George, Curzon and the Control of British Foreign Policy 1919-22.(Prime Minister David Lloyd George, Foreign Secretary Lord Curzon of Kedleston)
Pick a fight with the undeserving rich; Lloyd George said he was in favour of people who earned their money, and against people who simply inherited it.(Comment)
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 Britannia Government: Prime Ministers
In 1890, Lloyd George, the entered the Commons as a Liberal representing the Welsh Caernarfon Boroughs.
After Campbell-Bannerman died, Lloyd George served in Asquith's World War I, coalition cabinet as minister of munitions and as secretary for war.
While a reformer, an early architect of social welfare programs and the man who led the country to victory in World War I, the Lloyd George remembered by many Liberals is the one who ousted Asquith in 1916.
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 BBC Wales - History Hunters - David Lloyd George
David Lloyd George was born in Manchester, England on 17th January 1863.
As a young solicitor, passionately interested in politics, Lloyd George used the courts to gain renown as a radical Liberal and a champion of the underdog.
In 1944, to everyones surprise, Lloyd George returned to Llanystumdwy, where he bought a substantial old farmhouse.
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