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Acheson, Sir (Ernest) Donald, (17 Sept. 1926–10 Jan. 2010), Chief Medical Officer, Departments of Health and of Social Security (formerly Department of Health and Social Security), Department of Education and Science and Home Office, 1983–91  

KBE 1986

Born 17 Sept. 1926; s of Malcolm King Acheson, MC, MD, and Dorothy Josephine Rennoldson; m 1st, Barbara Mary Castle (marr. diss. 2002); one s four d...

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Ahlmann, Prof. Hans Wilhelmson, (14 Nov. 1889–10 March 1974)  

Born 14 Nov. 1889; s of Col W. Ahlmann and Mais Bergquode videist; m 1920, Erica (Lillemor) Harloff; died 10 March 1974

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Aikman, Colin Campbell, (24 Feb. 1919–22 Dec. 2002)  

CBE 1990; PhD

Born 24 Feb. 1919; s of Colin Campbell Aikman and Bertha Egmont Aikman (née Harwood); m 1952, Betty Alicia, d of R. Y. James; three d...

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Alexander of Weedon, Baron, (Robert Scott Alexander) (5 Sept. 1936–6 Nov. 2005)  

QC 1973; QC (NSW) 1983

Born 5 Sept. 1936; s of late Samuel James and of Hannah May Alexander; m 1st, 1963, Frances Rosemary (...

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Amos, Francis John Clarke, (10 Sept. 1924–20 May 2003), international consultant on institutional development; Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council, 1973–77; Senior Fellow, University of Birmingham, since 1977  

CBE 1973; ARIBA, PPRTPI

Born 10 Sept. 1924; s of late Frank Amos, FALPA (Director, H. J. Furlong & Sons, Ltd, London), and Alice Mary Amos; ...

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Andrew, Sir Robert (John), (25 Oct. 1928–31 Jan. 2023), civil servant  

KCB 1986 (CB 1979)

civil servant

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Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya), (4 April 1928–28 May 2014), writer, singer and actress  

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch., San Francisco; California Labor Sch....

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Anstee, Dame Margaret (Joan), (25 June 1926–25 Aug. 2016), lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and peacekeeping training; Adviser to: President and Government of Bolivia (ad honorem), 1993–97 and 2002–05; Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, 1987–93  

DCMG 1994

Born 25 June 1926; d of Edward Curtis Anstee and Anne Adaliza (née Mills); died 25 Aug. 2016

lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and peacekeeping training; Adviser to: President and Government of Bolivia (...

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Arnold-Baker, Charles, (25 June 1918–6 June 2009), Chairman, Longcross Press, since 1968; Consultant Lecturer, 1978, and Visiting Professor, 1985–94, City University  

OBE 1966

Born 25 June 1918; s of Baron Albrecht v. Blumenthal and Alice Wilhelmine (née Hainsworth); adopted surname of mother’s second husband, Percival Richard Arnold Baker, ...

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Arrowsmith, Amanda Jane Elizabeth, (28 Dec. 1947–22 May 2020), Chair, Eastern Region Committee, Heritage Lottery Fund, 2001–04  

Chair, Eastern Region Committee, Heritage Lottery Fund, 2001–04

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Ashton, Margaret, (1856–15 Oct. 1937)  

Hon. MA, Manchester University

Born 1856; 3rd d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Ford Bank, Didsbury, Manchester; died 15 Oct. 1937

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Interested in Infant Welfare and Hospital, Education, Women’s International League, Local Government, etc...

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Atkinson, Sir Frederick John, (Sir Fred), (7 Dec. 1919–10 June 2018), Chief Economic Adviser, HM Treasury, and Head of Government Economic Service, 1977–79  

KCB 1979 (CB 1971)

Born 7 Dec. 1919; s of George Edward Atkinson and of late Elizabeth Sabina Cooper; m 1947, Margaret Grace Gibson; two ...

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Audland, Sir Christopher (John), (7 July 1926–29 Dec. 2019), HM Diplomatic Service and Commission of the European Communities, retired  

KCMG 1987 (CMG 1973)

HM Diplomatic Service and Commission of the European Communities, retired

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Axworthy, Dr Michael George Andrew, (26 Sept. 1962–16 March 2019), Senior Lecturer, since 2012, and Director, Centre for Persian and Iranian Studies, since 2008, University of Exeter  

FRAS

Senior Lecturer, since 2012, and Director, Centre for Persian and Iranian Studies, since 2008, University of Exeter

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Baldwin of Bewdley, 4th Earl, (Edward Alfred Alexander Baldwin) (3 Jan. 1938–16 June 2021)  

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Ball, Arthur Beresford, (15 Aug. 1923–23 Aug. 2008), HM Diplomatic Service, retired; history teacher, 1989–91, language teacher, 1991–97, Gresham’s School  

OBE 1973

Born 15 Aug. 1923; s of Charles Henry and Lilian Ball; m 1961, June Stella Luckett; one s two d; died 23 Aug. 2008

HM Diplomatic Service, retired; history teacher, ...

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Barnett, Correlli (Douglas), (28 June 1927–10 July 2022), author; Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, since 1977; Keeper of the Churchill Archives Centre, 1977–95  

CBE 1997

author; Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, since 1977; Keeper of the Churchill Archives Centre, 1977–95

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Barnett, Dame Henrietta (Octavia), (4 May 1851–10 June 1936)  

DBE 1924 (CBE 1917); MTPI (Hon. Member)

Born 4 May 1851; d of late Alex. Rowland, Champion Hall, Kent; m 1873, Rev. Canon Samuel Augustus Barnett (...

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Batt, Dr Christopher, (3 July 1947–6 April 2023), Chief Executive, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, 2003–07  

OBE 1998

Chief Executive, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, 2003–07

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Bauer, Baron, (Peter Thomas Bauer) (6 Nov. 1915–3 May 2002)  

DSc; FBA 1975

Born 6 Nov. 1915; unmarried; died 3 May 2002

Professor of Economics, University of London, at the London School of Economics, 1960–83...