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  Harold Macmillan
Harold Macmillan was half-American by parentage, the son of a publisher who had raised the family from a humble background.
In 1940 Macmillan was appointed a junior minister, and in 1942 became the Resident Minister at Allied Forces HQ in the Mediterranean, where he became a friend of General Eisenhower.
Macmillan's handling of the Profumo Affair scandal was judged to be poor.
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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Harold Macmillan
Maurice Harold Macmillan (February 10, 1894 - December 29, 1986) was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963.
Macmillan supported the creation of the National Incomes Commission[?] as a means to institute controls on income as part of his growth without inflation policy, a further series of sublte indicators and controls were also introduced during his premiership.
Macmillan also took close control of foreign policy, he worked to narrow the rift post-Suez with the U.S., where he wartime friendship with Eisenhower was useful and the two had a pleasant conference in Bermuda as early as March 1957.
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 Harold Macmillan
Harold Macmillan, the grandson of Daniel Macmillan, the publisher, was born in 1894.
Macmillan was also highly critical of the foreign policies of Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain and remained a backbencher until in 1940 Winston Churchill invited him to join the government as parliamentary secretary to the ministry of supply.
Harold Macmillan was defeated in the 1945 General Election but returned to the House of Commons later that year in a by-election at Bromley.
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 MACMILLAN, (Maurice) Harold, Earl of Stockton
Macmillan was born Feb. 19, 1894, in London and educated at Eton College and the University of Oxford.
Macmillan failed in his attempts to have Britain admitted to the European Economic Community (now European Union), and in 1963 his government was weakened by a scandal concerning the personal life of War Secretary
Macmillan was granted a hereditary earldom in 1984.
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  Harold Macmillan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Right Honourable Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, OM, PC (10 February 1894–29 December 1986), nicknamed "Supermac" and "Mac the Knife", was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963.
Macmillan supported the creation of the National Incomes Commission as a means to institute controls on income as part of his growth without inflation policy, a further series of subtle indicators and controls were also introduced during his premiership.
Macmillan was a major force in the successful negotiations leading to Britain, the U.S., and the Soviet Union signing the Partial Test Ban Treaty in 1962.
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 Gene@Star - Famous Genealogy
Harold Macmillan, the grandson of Daniel Macmillan, the publisher, was born in 1894.
Macmillan was also highly critical of the foreign policies of Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain and remained a backbencher until in 1940 Winston Churchill invited him to join the government as parliamentary secretary to the ministry of supply.
Harold Macmillan was defeated in the 1945 General Election but returned to the House of Commons later that year in a by-election at Bromley.
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 Harold Macmillan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Right Honourable Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton and Viscount Macmillan of Ovenden, OM, PC, (10 February 1894 - 29 December 1986), nicknamed "Supermac" and "Mac the Knife", was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963.
Macmillan supported the creation of the as a means to institute controls on income as part of his growth without inflation policy, a further series of subtle indicators and controls were also introduced during his premiership.
Macmillan also saw the value of a rapproachment with Europe and sought belated entry to the European Economic Community (EEC) as well as exploring the possibility of a European Free Trade Area (EFTA).
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 Macmillan, (Maurice) Harold, 1st earl of Stockton. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
A descendant of the founder of the publishing house of Macmillan and Company, he was educated at Eton and at Oxford and served in World War I. He entered Parliament in 1924 as a Conservative.
In the 1959 election, Macmillan told the country, “You’ve never had it so good,” pointing to the full employment and substantial rise in real earnings of the 1950s, and he and his party won a landslide victory.
Macmillan served as chancellor (1960–86) of Oxford Univ. and as chairman (1963–74) of the Macmillan publishing house.
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 Harold Macmillan
Harold Macmillan, the grandson of Daniel Macmillan, the publisher, was born in 1894.
Macmillan was also highly critical of the foreign policies of Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain and remained a backbencher until in 1940 Winston Churchill invited him to join the government as parliamentary secretary to the ministry of supply.
Harold Macmillan was defeated in the 1945 General Election but returned to the House of Commons later that year in a by-election at Bromley.
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 Harold Macmillan Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Harold Macmillan was born on February 10, 1894, in Brixton.
In 1924, Macmillan was elected to the House of Commons, he lost his seat in 1929 but regained it in 1931.
Macmillan served as Prime Minister from 1957 - 1963.
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 HAROLD MACMILLAN FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The_Right_Honourable Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, OM, PC (10_February 1894–29_December 1986), nicknamed "Supermac" and "Mac the Knife", was a British Conservative politician and Prime_Minister_of_the_United_Kingdom from 1957 to 1963.
Macmillan also saw the value of a rapprochement with Europe and sought belated entry to the European_Economic_Community (EEC) as well as exploring the possibility of a European_Free_Trade_Area (EFTA).
Macmillan was a major force in the successful negotiations leading to Britain, the U.S., and the Soviet Union signing the Partial_Test_Ban_Treaty in 1962.
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Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton (February 10, 1894 - December 29, 1986) was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963.
When Eden resigned in January 1957 he was succeeded by Macmillan on the 10th and Macmillan also became leader of the Conservative Party (22nd).
He worked to narrow the rift post-Suez with the U.S., where his wartime friendship with Eisenhower was useful, and the two had a pleasant conference in Bermuda as early as March 1957.
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 Macmillan India Ltd. - About Us
Macmillan is one of the largest and best-known publishers in the world.
Macmillan is synonymous with high-quality educational publishing and is the first choice of discerning school teachers and principals.
Macmillan is a top brand worldwide and has been a leader in its category for over 150 years.
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 Book review by Helen Parr of 'The Almost Impossible Ally: Harold Macmillan and Charles de Gaulle' by Peter Mangold
Macmillan assisted de Gaulle’s position in North Africa during the war, but when Macmillan needed France’s favour to implement Britain’s entry to the EEC in 1963, de Gaulle responded with a veto.
Macmillan was appointed resident minister in Algiers in 1943 after the victory of the Allied forces in Operation Torch.
Macmillan was initially amongst those who misjudged the significance of Messina, in part because of his latent fear of German domination of the continent.
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 Harold Macmillan Summary
Macmillan served as parliamentary secretary to the Ministry of Supply from 1940 to 1942, as undersecretary of state for the colonies in 1942, and his most important office, as minister resident at Allied Headquarters in Northwest Africa from 1942 to 1945.
Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, OM, PC (10 February 1894 29 December 1986), was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963.
Harold Macmillan was born in Brixton to Maurice Crawford Macmillan (1853-1936) and Helen Artie Tarleton Belles (1856-1937).
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 National Review: Macmillan remembered. (Harold Macmillan) @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Harold'; "Lady Dorothy's sitting room'; "Master Maurice, day nursery.' There were the memorabilia of visits of the great, all long dead: of Churchill, de Gaulle, Kennedy, Nkrumah.
On the wall of the tiny sitting/diningroom in which we often talked-- Macmillan's famous "fortress'--were prints of Bad Godesberg (although he was never really able to bring himself to like the Germans, at whose hands he had received the five wounds whose scars he bore), presented respectively by Adenauer and Willy Brandt.
One of the outstanding characteristics of Harold Macmillan was his spiritual fortitude, in which was perhaps combined elements of both sects.
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 British Prime Ministers: MacMillan, Maurice Harold (1894-1986)
Macmillan's reputation was partly rehabilitated by the successful negotiations (July 1963) among Great Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union for the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty, but demands continued within his own party for a new and younger leader, and, after undergoing surgery, he resigned his office on Oct. 18, 1963.
Macmillan refused a peerage and retired from the House of Commons in September 1964.
Macmillan's papers are currently held at the Bodelian Library at Oxford University and his Foreign Office papers are held by the Public Record Office.
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 Harold Macmillan | Special Reports | Guardian Unlimited Politics
Harold Macmillan was prime minister (from 1957 to 1963) in a world very different from our own.
Harold Macmillan dedicated his political career to humanising the Conservative party, and he could say after his election victory in 1959, "The class war is obsolete." By then, the hard-faced Conservatism of the pre-war years, to be resurrected again in the late 1970s, was but a distant memory.
Macmillan's failure was in part a result of the ambiguous and indirect methods which he felt bound to pursue.
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 The Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club - Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, OM, PC
Nicknamed 'Supermac', he did not use his first name and was known as Harold Macmillan before elevation to the Peerage.
Harold Macmillan was born in Brixton to Maurice Crawford Macmillan (1853-1936) and Helen Artie Tarleton Belles (1856-1937).
Suffering a nervous breakdown after his wife's affair with Boothby, Macmillan spent the 1930s on the backbenches, with his anti-appeasement ideals and sharp criticism of Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain serving to isolate him - not to mention his boring, bookish manner.
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 Lynne Olson, author of Troublesome Young Men
Cartland died a soldier’s death in 1940, and the news took his colleagues back to the moment almost a year earlier when he had told Chamberlain that 'we may be going to die.' According to Harold Nicolson: 'We shall forever remember him as he was at that moment.
The heroes of the day are Harold Macmillan, Anthony Eden, Duff Cooper, Bob Boothby, 'Bobbety' Cranbourne, Ronald Cartland, Harold Nicolson and Leo Amery.
When she describes the price paid by the rebels (Cartwright is killed in the war, Boothby is silenced by political scandal, Macmillan is humiliated by his wife's long affair with Boothby), Olson is deeply affecting.
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 Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton (1894-1986), Prime Minister
Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton (1894-1986), Prime Minister
A member of the publishing dynasty, Macmillan served in the 1914-18 war, and was wounded three times.
Macmillan wrote an argument for Conservatism, The Middle Way (1938) and was regarded by many of his party as a 'neo-socialist'.
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Harold Macmillan (1894-1986), the First Earl of Stockton, entered the British parliament as a member of the Conservative party in 1924.
As prime minister Macmillan tried to bring the UK into the European Community but his moves were blocked by the French president, de Gaulle.
However by 1961 the country was experiencing an economic downturn, and Macmillan had to introduce austerity measures.
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