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Authorised form of nameAttlee; Clement Richard (1883 - 1967); 1st Earl Attlee
SurnameAttlee
ForenamesClement Richard
Dates1883 - 1967
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (03 January 1883)
Death:
London (08 October 1967)
ActivityCareer:
Prime Minister (27 July 1945 - 26 October 1951)
Honours:
CH 1945; OM 1951; Earl 1955; KG 1956
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
15/05/1947
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1968 vol 14 pp 15-36, plate, by Bridges
References:
William McGucken, 'The Royal Society and the Genesis of the Scientific Advisory Committee to Britain's War Cabinet, 1939-1940' in NR 1978-9 vol 33 pp 87-115
Royal Society codeNA8108
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/4/11/1/3Letter dissolving Committee, from Prime Minister (Clement R Attlee)6 January 1948
EC/1947/30Attlee, Clement Richard, 1st Earl Attlee: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/4/11/19/1Letter from Blackett to Sir Stafford Cripps17 February 1947
MDA/A/12/118Letter from Clement Richard Attlee to Robert Robinson, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall20 May 1947
IM/GA/WS/2008Attlee, Clement Richardnd
PB/9/1/4Correspondence with Clement Attlee1946-1947
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