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  1. 7 de jul. de 2015 · Arthur Christopher Soames, Baron Soames, (1920-1987) was a British Conservative politician who served as the last Governor of Southern Rhodesia (1979-80).He served the Government of Harold Macmillan as Secretary of State for War and as Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, and also served as British Ambassador to France (1968-72) and European Commissioner for Trade and External ...

  2. and Christopher Soames, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the party in the House of Lords. Of these possible appointments, Soames’ trump card was his ‘great diplomatic experience’.11 He had served as British Ambassador in Paris, where he had earned the well-deserved reputation of being able to get on well with difficult characters

  3. 1 de out. de 2012 · Soames reported to London: ‘the French government are not telling the truth and they know it’. He was also informed by foreign minister Michel Debré that no talks between the two countries were now possible. Crispin Tickell, who served in the British embassy in Paris during the Soames affair, has recalled: ‘The mood in London at the time ...

  4. Mr Christopher Soames. 1920 - September 16, 1987. Constituencies. Bedford February 23, 1950 - March 10, 1966; Titles in Lords. Baron Soames 1978 - September 16, 1987

  5. Soames was born in 1948 in Croydon, Surrey, the eldest son of Sir Christopher Soames and Dame Mary (née Spencer-Churchill) Soames. He is a grandson of the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and a grandnephew of Lady Baden-Powell, World Chief Guide, the wife of the founder of the Scout movement, Lord Baden-Powell.

  6. 10 de out. de 1996 · Christopher Benjamin and Amanda Redman star in two six-part BBC radio crime dramas, created by Christopher Lee. In these compelling murder mysteries, MI6 officers Henry Colvil and Alex Soames become involved in a pair of complex cases which take them to the very top of the political and religious spheres.

  7. In the historiography of British imperialism, the role of the ‘man on the spot’ has been identified as an important impulse to the imperial project, and as a key instigator of decision making. Equal attention should be directed to assessing the contribution of ‘the man on the spot’ in the final unravelling of empire. Old fashioned diplomacy and diplomats should not be airbrushed from ...