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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Lord Haldane

1856 - 1928

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2018
1. Lord Haldane Marker
Inscription.

Statesman
Lawyer and
Philosopher

lived here


 
Erected 1954 by London County Council.
 
Location. 51° 30.037′ N, 0° 7.99′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Queen Anne's Gate just west of Carteret Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Queen Anne's Gate, City of Westminster, England SW1H 9AB, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lord Palmerston (within shouting distance of this marker); William Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Townley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beaverbrook Foundation (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Richard Savage (about 210 meters away); Bali Bombings Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Royal Wedding 2011 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Richard Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane (Wikipedia). "Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane, KT, OM, PC, KC, FRS, FSA, FBA (30 July 1856 –
Lord Haldane Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2018
2. Lord Haldane Marker - Wide View
19 August 1928) was an influential Scottish Liberal and later Labour imperialist politician, lawyer and philosopher. He was Secretary of State for War between 1905 and 1912 during which time the "Haldane Reforms" of the British Army were implemented. Raised to the peerage as Viscount Haldane in 1911, he was Lord Chancellor between 1912 and 1915, when he was forced to resign because of false allegations of German sympathies. He later joined the Labour Party and once again served as Lord Chancellor in 1924 in the first ever Labour administration. Apart from his legal and political careers, Haldane was also an influential writer on philosophy, in recognition of which he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1914." (Submitted on March 27, 2018.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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