Sir Anthony Eden, British Prime Minister 1955-7, Conservative. Born: 12 June 1897 in Bishop Auckland, Durham. Died: 14 January 1977 at Alvediston, Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Anthony Eden Sounds & Pictures
Sound and picture archive featuring wavs of Secretary of State for War and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sir Anthony Eden.
BBC On This Day: Eden takes to the airwaves
News of how Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden presented the largest-scale election broadcast ever seen on television on 17 May, 1955.
BBC On This Day: Election victory for Tories under Eden
News of the Conservative victory under Eden's leadership on 27 May, 1955, with background information and links to related events.
BBC On This Day: Sir Anthony Eden resigns
News of Sir Anthony Eden resignation as Prime Minister on 9 January, 1957.
Gresham College: Leadership and Change: Prime Ministers in the Post-War World - Anthony Eden
Lecture by Dr David Carlton, with a response by Professor Geoffrey Warner. Full text, audio and video files.
InfoBritain: Anthony Eden
Biographical article.
Speech on British War Aims
Excerpts from a talk given by Eden at The Mansion House, London, May 29, 1941.
BBC News: The 'betrayal' of Eden
Historian Andrew Roberts claims that Anthony Eden was betrayed over Suez. A number of links to related material, including audio and video files. (October 30, 2006)
Lord Owen: The effect of Prime Minister Anthony Eden's illness on his decision-making during the Suez crisis
An article based on his Lord Henry Cohen History Of Medicine Lecture, University Of Liverpool. Illustrations include a number of pictures. (February 22, 2005)
Anthony Eden’s (Lord Avon) Biliary Tract Saga
John W. Braasch details Eden's medical status at crucial times in history. Published in Annals of Surgery v.238(5); Nov 2003. (November 01, 2003)
The Atlantic: Suez in Retrospect: Anthony Eden's Memoirs
Chalmers M. Roberts reviews Anthony Eden's book, Full Circle. (April 01, 1960)
Time: Sir Anthony Eden: The Man Who Waited
Article from the weekly American newsmagazine. (April 11, 1955)
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