Douglas Hurd

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Person.png Douglas Hurd   NNDB Powerbase Sourcewatch WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(deep state operative, politician)
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BornDouglas Richard Hurd
Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK
Alma materEton College, Cambridge University/Trinity College
Children • Thomas Hurd
• Nick Hurd
• Alexander Hurd
• 1 other son
• 1 daughter
Member ofChatham House/Governors, Ditchley/Governors, Ditchley/UK, European Leadership Network, Königswinter/Speakers, Nobody's Friends
Relatives • Anthony
• Lord Hurd
• Sir Percy Hurd
UK Deep state operative, Eton, Trinity College, Chatham House/President

Employment.png Chatham House/President

Dates unknown
Succeeded by John Major

Employment.png Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

In office
26 October 1989 - 5 July 1995
Preceded byJohn Major
Succeeded byMalcolm Rifkind

Employment.png Home Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
2 September 1985 - 26 October 1989
Preceded byLeon Brittan
Succeeded byDavid Waddington

Employment.png Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
27 September 1984 - 2 September 1985
Preceded byJim Prior
Succeeded byTom King

Employment.png Minister for Europe

In office
4 May 1979 - 9 June 1983

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Mid Oxfordshire

In office
28 February 1974 - 9 June 1983

NATO is one of the principal props which have allowed Britain to punch above its weight in the world.”
Douglas Hurd (1993)  [1]

Douglas Hurd

Family tragedy

Catherine Hurd, 46, daughter-in-law of Douglas, "climbed a ladder, went through a hatch and stepped off the roof of the four-storey house in the fashionable Upper East Side of the city" of New York on May 21 2011. The judge returned an open verdict.[2]


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/198018 April 198020 April 1980Germany
The 28th Bilderberg, held in West Germany, unusually exposed by the Daily Mirror
Bilderberg/198115 May 198117 May 1981Switzerland
Palace Hotel
The 29th Bilderberg
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