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  Stanley Baldwin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, KG, PC (3 August 1867–14 December 1947) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on three separate occasions.
Baldwin remained Prime Minister until the opening session of the new Parliament in January 1924 when the government was defeated on a confidence vote and he resigned immediately.
Baldwin was a cousin of the author and journalist Rudyard Kipling.
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 BBC NEWS | UK | Profile: Stanley Baldwin
Stanley Baldwin was the son of an MP As the Public Record Office releases more documents concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII, BBC News Online looks at the career of Stanley Baldwin - the prime minister who played a vital role in the crisis.
Stanley Baldwin - who was to become prime minister three times in the 1920s and 1930s - was born in 1867, the only child of a Worcestershire ironworks owner and local MP.
Baldwin's approach to government was to give his ministers the freedom to act while he maintained a general overview.
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 Stanley Baldwin - MSN Encarta
Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947), British statesman, born in Bewdley, England, and educated at Harrow and at Trinity College, University of Cambridge.
In September 1931, Baldwin became lord privy seal and was again prime minister from 1935 to 1937.
Baldwin retired in 1937 and was made 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley.
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 Baldwin, Stanley. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Baldwin’s second period of office (1924–29) was marked by rising unemployment and by a general strike (1926), following which he secured passage of the Trade Disputes Act (1927) to restrict the power of the labor unions.
Although under the nominal leadership of Ramsay MacDonald, the coalition was dominated by Baldwin, and in 1935 he again became prime minister.
Baldwin steadfastly opposed the proposed marriage of Edward VIII to Wallis Warfield Simpson and secured the king’s abdication (1936).
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 BookRags: Stanley Baldwin Biography
Stanley Baldwin was born on Aug. 3, 1867, at Lower Park, Bewdley, Worcestershire.
Baldwin came to national attention in 1922 at the Carlton Club Conference, at which the Conservatives in the House of Commons, after a stormy meeting, voted to end the coalition under David Lloyd George.
Baldwin himself was content to rest on the slogans "Safety First" and "Trust Baldwin" in the election of 1929, which brought defeat to the Conservatives.
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 How Churchill Saw Others: Stanley Baldwin - The Churchill Centre
Stanley Baldwin was elected to Parliament in 1908 but remained a backbencher until 1921, when he rose to Cabinet rank under Andrew Bonar Law.
Baldwin took the view that Germany planned to strike east not west; that a showdown between the Nazis and Bolsheviks wouldn't be a bad thing; that rearmament would only frighten a peace-loving nation and, perhaps, cause it elect somebody else.
Stanley Baldwin had remarked in the 1930s that in the unlikely event of war, "we must save Winston to be our fighting Prime Minister." Churchill never publicly repaid the compliment, if compliment it was.
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 Stanley Baldwin
Stanley Baldwin, the son of the industrialist, Alfred Baldwin, was born in Bewdley on 3rd August 1867.
Baldwin lost the 1929 General Election but was invited to join the National Government formed by Ramsay MacDonald in August 1931.
Baldwin was criticised for his policy of non-intervention in the Spanish Civil War and his reluctance to rearm against the growing threat from Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany.
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 BBC - History - Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, Viscount Corvedale of Corvedale (1867 - 1947)
Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, Viscount Corvedale of Corvedale (1867 - 1947)
Baldwin proclaimed a state of emergency and refused to negotiate further until the strike was over.
Baldwin was Prime Minister again from June 1935 to May 1937.
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 Stanley Baldwin
British statesman Stanley Baldwin was educated at Cambridge.
In 1923, Baldwin became the Prime Minister, serving in that role on and off until 1937.
Baldwin is credited with successfully handling the general strike of 1926, as well as the Abdication Crisis of 1936.
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 Stanley Baldwin
Born to a family of rich, Conservative industrialists, Stanley Baldwin was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge.
Baldwin was the de facto figurehead of the 1930s National Government, and properly regained the premiership after the 1935 election.
Stanley Baldwin was a serious Christian, but also a masterly politician.
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 Stanley Baldwin Biography
Stanley Baldwin 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (August 3 1867 - December 14 1947) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on three separate occasions.
The Conservatives had a clear majority in the House of Commons and could govern for another four years before the need for a new general election but Baldwin felt bound by a pledge given by Bonar Law at the previous election that there would be no introduction of tariffs without a further election.
Baldwin became Prime Minister again and remained in office until 1929.
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 Stanley Baldwin - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Stanley Baldwin - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Baldwin, Stanley, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1867-1947), British statesman, born in Bewdley, England, and educated at Harrow and at Trinity...
Baldwin, Stanley, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley : quotations
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 Stanley Baldwin
Baldwin, Stanley, 1867–1947, British statesman; cousin of Rudyard Kipling.
Baldwin of Bewdley, Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl - Baldwin of Bewdley, Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl: see Baldwin, Stanley.
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 Showcases - Voices of History :: Stanley Baldwin
As Conservative party Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin faced a period of economic and political turmoil, which included the General Strike of 1926 and the abdication of Edward VIII in 1936.
By 1937, the year of this broadcast, the international outlook had turned very ominous, as the extreme nationalist policies of Nazi Germany increasingly threatened war.
Under this shadow Baldwin used his last speech as Prime Minister to make comparison with the positive qualities of the British way of life.
www.bl.uk /onlinegallery/themes/voices/baldwin.html   (393 words)

  
 Fictionwise eBooks: Stanley P. Baldwin
CliffsNotes The Picture of Dorian Gray by Stanley P. Baldwin [Education]
CliffsNotes The Education of Henry Adams by Stanley P. Baldwin [Education]
At 2,500 years old, it is one of the finest books ever written; as poetry, it sets the standard for comparison; and it serves as one of the foundations of the Western world's cultural heritage.
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