Há 3 dias · Andrew Bonar Law, PC (/ ˈ b ɒ n ər ˈ l ɔː / BONN-ər; 16 September 1858 – 30 October 1923) was a British statesman and Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1922 to May 1923. Law was born in the British colony of New Brunswick (now a Canadian province).
3 de set. de 2023 · Bonar Law. Andrew Bonar Law (16 September 1858 – 30 October 1923), commonly called Bonar Law ( / ˈbɒnər ˈlɔː / ),  served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.  Law was elected to Parliament in 1900 as a member of the Conservative Party. He became leader of the Party in 1911.
Há 2 dias · Bonar Law became prime minister. Like many Coalition leaders, he did not hold office in the Conservative governments of 1922–1924 , but as an elder statesman, he was consulted by the King in the choice of Stanley Baldwin as Bonar Law's successor as Conservative leader in May 1923.
12 de set. de 2023 · Bonar Law, in full Andrew Bonar Law, (born September 16, 1858, Kingston, New Brunswick, Canada—died October 30, 1923, London, England), prime minister of Great Britain from October 23, 1922, to May 20, 1923, the first holder of that office to come from a British overseas possession.
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Há 2 dias · In May 1923 Bonar Law was diagnosed with terminal cancer and retired immediately; he died five months later. With many of the party's senior leading figures standing aloof and outside of the government, there were only two candidates to succeed him: Lord Curzon , the foreign secretary , and Baldwin.
Há 2 dias · Churchill pleaded his case with both Asquith and Conservative leader Bonar Law but had to accept demotion and became Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Military service, 1915–1916