David Lloyd George

Lloyd George c. 1919
Lloyd George circa 1890
Lloyd George in 1902
Lloyd George and Winston Churchill in 1907
Portrait of Chancellor Lloyd George by Christopher Williams (1911)
David Lloyd George circa 1911
Lloyd George in 1915
Lloyd George, Edward Grey, Herbert Kitchener, Nikola Pašić, Antonio Salandra, Alexander Izvolsky, Aristide Briand, Joseph Joffre at a conference of the Allied Powers on 27–28 March 1916 in Paris
Lloyd George in 1916
Lloyd George c. 1918
Snowed under 
St. Bernard Pup (to his Master). "This situation appeals to my hereditary instincts. Shall I come to the rescue?"
[Before leaving Switzerland Mr. Lloyd George purchased a St. Bernard pup.]
Cartoon from Punch 15 September 1920
Georges Clemenceau, David Lloyd George and Vittorio Orlando at Paris
"The Big Four" made all the major decisions at the Paris Peace Conference (from left to right, Lloyd George, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando of Italy, Georges Clemenceau of France, Woodrow Wilson of the U.S.)
Lloyd George with Japanese Prince Hirohito, 1921
Portrait of David Lloyd George by Hal Hurst, 1915
Lloyd George in 1922
Lloyd George statue at Caernarfon Castle (1921), in recognition of his service as local MP and prime minister
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Vera Weizmann, Chaim Weizmann, Herbert Samuel, Lloyd George, Ethel Snowden, and Philip Snowden
Lloyd George in 1932
Grave of David Lloyd George, Llanystumdwy
Lloyd George with his daughter Megan in 1911
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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1916 to 1922.

- David Lloyd George

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Paris Peace Conference (1919–1920)

The formal meeting in 1919 and 1920 of the victorious Allies after the end of World War I to set the peace terms for the defeated Central Powers.

Johannes Bell of Germany is portrayed as signing the peace treaties on 28 June 1919 in The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors, by Sir William Orpen.
Mandates of the League of Nations
The British Air Section at the conference
The Australian delegation, with Australian Prime Minister Billy Hughes in the center
Woodrow Wilson, Georges Clemenceau, and David Lloyd George confer at the Paris Peace Conference (Noël Dorville, 1919)
From left to right: Marshal Ferdinand Foch, Clemenceau, Lloyd George and the Italians Vittorio Emanuele Orlando and Sidney Sonnino
The Japanese delegation at the Paris Peace Conference
The Japanese delegation at the Conference, with (seated left to right) former Foreign Minister Baron Makino Nobuaki, former Prime Minister Marquis Saionji Kinmochi, and Japanese Ambassador to Great Britain Viscount Chinda Sutemi
"The Big Four" made all the major decisions at the Paris Peace Conference (from left to right, David Lloyd George of Britain, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando of Italy, Georges Clemenceau of France, and Woodrow Wilson of the United States).
Ukraine map presented by the Ukrainian delegation at the Paris Peace Conference in a bid that was ultimately rejected, which led to the incorporation of Ukraine into the Soviet Union. The Kuban was then mostly Ukrainian.
European Theatre of the Russian Civil War and three South Caucasian republics in the summer of 1918
The Zionist state claimed at the conference
British memorandum on Palestine before the conference
Proposal of the autonomous or independant region by the Aromanian delegation, known as "Terra Vlachorum", "Vlach" being another term used by the Aromanian to identify themselves

The "Big Four" were French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau, British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, US President Woodrow Wilson, and Italian Prime Minister Vittorio Emanuele Orlando.


Country that is part of the United Kingdom.

The monument to Llywelyn the Last (Llywelyn ein Llyw Olaf) at Cilmeri, the site he was killed.
"Cymdeithas yr Iaith" (Society for the Language) bilingual road sign protest, 1972.
Chamber of the Senedd.
St. David's Cathedral, Pembrokeshire
The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
The Bard, 1774, by Thomas Jones (1742–1803)
The Welsh dragon. A popular symbol in Wales.
Gareth Bale playing football for Wales in 2015.
A number of BBC productions, such as Doctor Who and Torchwood, have been filmed in Wales.
Map of the Roman invasion of Wales.
Hywel Dda enthroned
Statue of Owain Glyndŵr (c. 1354 or 1359 – c. 1416) at Cardiff City Hall
A Plaid Cymru rally in Machynlleth in 1949 where the "Parliament for Wales in 5 years" campaign was started.
"Cofiwch Dryweryn" mural after rebuild in October 2020.
Cofia (Remember) 1282, a protest against "Prince Charles" investiture, 1969.
Rally for Welsh Independence, Cardiff 2019.
The Old Court House, Ruthin, Denbighshire, built 1401, following Owain Glyndŵr's attack on the town
Relief map of Wales:
Wales pictured from the International Space Station
The Second Severn Crossing
Welsh poetry from the 13th-century Black Book of Carmarthen
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Welsh Liberalism, exemplified in the early 20th century by David Lloyd George, was displaced by the growth of socialism and the Labour Party.

Caernarfon (UK Parliament constituency)

Parliamentary constituency centred on the town of Caernarfon in Wales.

Election results since 1900
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Its most famous member was David Lloyd George, who was MP for 55 years.

Minister of Munitions

British government position created during the First World War to oversee and co-ordinate the production and distribution of munitions for the war effort.

David Lloyd George, Minister in 1915–1916

Under the very vigorous leadership of Liberal party politician David Lloyd George, the Ministry in its first year set up a system that dealt with labour disputes and fully mobilized Britain's capacity for a massive increase in the production of munitions.

People's Budget

Proposal of the Liberal government that introduced unprecedented taxes on the lands and incomes of Britain's wealthy to fund new social welfare programmes.

David Lloyd George and Winston Churchill

It was championed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, David Lloyd George, and his young ally Winston Churchill, who was then President of the Board of Trade and a fellow Liberal; called the "Terrible Twins" by certain Conservative contemporaries.

War cabinet

Committee formed by a government in a time of war to efficiently and effectively conduct that war.

The 1916 War Cabinet
Imperial War Cabinet, 22 Mar 1917
Imperial War Cabinet, June 1918
War Cabinet meeting in Melbourne in 1943. Left to right: John Curtin, Sir Frederick Sheddon, Ben Chifley, 'Doc' Evatt, Norm Makin, Arthur Drakeford

In December 1916 it was proposed that Prime Minister H. H. Asquith should delegate decision-making to a small, three-man committee chaired by the Secretary of State for War, David Lloyd George.

1918 United Kingdom general election

Called immediately after the Armistice with Germany which ended the First World War, and was held on Saturday, 14 December 1918.

Constance Markievicz was the first woman elected to the House of Commons and also to the Dáil Éireann, but as an Irish nationalist she did not take her seat at Westminster.
Results in Ireland. The Sinn Féin MPs did not take their seats in the House of Commons, and instead formed the Dáil Éireann ({{Lang-en|Assembly of Ireland}}).
Results in London
Results in Scotland

The governing coalition, under Prime Minister David Lloyd George, sent letters of endorsement to candidates who supported the coalition government.

Secretary of State for War

Secretary of state in the Government of the United Kingdom, which existed from 1794 to 1801 and from 1854 to 1964.

Edward Cardwell, later Viscount Cardwell, Secretary of State for War from 1868 to 1874; architect of the Cardwell Reforms

He was replaced by David Lloyd George, who went on to become prime minister.

National Government (United Kingdom)

Coalition of some or all of the major political parties.

Ramsay MacDonald was Prime Minister for the first four years of National Government
Stanley Baldwin was a dominant figure from the outset of National Government. He became Prime Minister when MacDonald retired.
Neville Chamberlain had succeeded Baldwin as Prime Minister in 1937
Winston Churchill succeeded Chamberlain in 1940. He served as Prime Minister for most of the Second World War.

The all-party coalitions of H. H. Asquith and David Lloyd George in the First World War and of Winston Churchill in the Second World War were sometimes referred to as National Governments at the time, but are now more commonly called Coalition Governments.

Battle of Passchendaele

Campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

Australian gunners on a duckboard track in Château Wood, near Hooge, 29 October 1917. Photo by Frank Hurley
The British front line and the German defences in the area east of Ypres, mid-1917

The British Prime Minister, David Lloyd George, opposed the offensive, as did General Ferdinand Foch, the Chief of Staff of the French Army.