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 Anthony Eden

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Anthony Eden Famous memorial

Birth
Rushyford, Durham Unitary Authority, County Durham, England
Death
14 Jan 1977 (aged 79)
Alvediston, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Burial
Alvediston, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Plot
At the edge of the churchyard near the car park
Memorial ID
11440 View Source

British Prime Minister. Educated at Eton and Christ Church, University of Oxford, he carved out a career in the English Foreign Office. He served as Foreign Secretary during the periods of World War II and the Cold War, (1940-54). In 1955, he was elected British Prime Minister, serving until he resigned due to ill health in 1957. He was Knighted the 1st Earl of Avon in 1961. He died of cancer at age 79.

British Prime Minister. Educated at Eton and Christ Church, University of Oxford, he carved out a career in the English Foreign Office. He served as Foreign Secretary during the periods of World War II and the Cold War, (1940-54). In 1955, he was elected British Prime Minister, serving until he resigned due to ill health in 1957. He was Knighted the 1st Earl of Avon in 1961. He died of cancer at age 79.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 6 Aug 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11440
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11440/anthony-eden: accessed ), memorial page for Anthony Eden (12 Jun 1897–14 Jan 1977), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11440, citing St. Mary's Churchyard, Alvediston, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England; Maintained by Find a Grave .