Stanley Baldwin

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The Rt Hon Stanley Baldwin
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office
23 May 1923 – 16 January 1924
Preceded by Andrew Bonar Law
Succeeded by Ramsay MacDonald
In office
4 November 1924 – 5 June 1929
Preceded by Ramsay MacDonald
Succeeded by Ramsay MacDonald
In office
7 June 1935 – 28 May 1937
Preceded by Ramsay MacDonald
Succeeded by Neville Chamberlain
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office
27 October 1922 – 27 August 1923
Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law
Preceded by Robert Stevenson Horne
Succeeded by Neville Chamberlain
Personal details
Born 3 August 1867(1867-08-03)
Bewdley, Worcestershire, England
Died 14 December 1947(1947-12-14) (aged 80)
Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, England
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Lucy Ridsdale
Religion Anglican

Stanley Baldwin (3 August 1867–14 December 1947) was a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom three times. He presided over the economic crisis of the 1930s and abdication of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom.