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Heath, Edward Richard George, Sir, 1916 - 2005 (Knight, statesman)



  • Existence: 1916 - 2005

Dates and places

Born in Broadstairs, Kent, 9 July 1916
Geographical areas Broadstairs (1916-1935); London (? c 1950-)
Legal status / Nationality British
Sphere of activity Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, and Government Chief Whip, 1955-59; Minister of Labour, 1959-60; Lord Privy Seal, with Foreign Office responsibilities, 1960-63; Leader of the Opposition, 1965-70, 1974-75; Prime Minister, 1970-74.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Memoir of the British Embassy in Paris, 1971-1973, by Sir Roger du Boulay

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 77
Scope and Contents Including memories of the British Ambassador, Christopher Soames; his wife, Mary Soames; negotiations between Edward Heath and Georges Pompidou prior to the United Kingdom's entry into the European Community on 1 January 1973; and a state visit to Paris by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and the Prince of Wales to celebrate the successful conclusion of those negotiations and the signing of the accession treaty, 15-19 May 1972. Also with notes on Christopher Soames as last British Governor...
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.