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Background imageElected Collection: Winston Churchill entering No 10 Downing St by David Wright

Winston Churchill entering No 10 Downing St by David Wright
Painting by David Wright showing Prime Minister Winston Churchill entering No. 10 Downing Street after winning the General Election in 1951

Background imageElected Collection: ALARIC I

ALARIC I KING OF THE GOTHS Elected king of the Visigoths 395AD. Invaded and ravaged Italy in 401AD. Died in battle withdrawing in 410AD

Background imageElected Collection: Cartoon, The Federal Phoenix (Abraham Lincoln)

Cartoon, The Federal Phoenix (Abraham Lincoln)
Cartoon, The Federal Phoenix -- Abraham Lincoln portrayed as a phoenix rising from the flames as he is re-elected President. Date: 1864

Background imageElected Collection: Winston Churchill with Randolph by David Wright

Winston Churchill with Randolph by David Wright
Winston Churchill, once again re-elected as Prime Minister in 1951, pictured making a speech by David Wright, with his son, Randolph, seated behind

Background imageElected Collection: Margaret Wintringham during her election campaign

Margaret Wintringham during her election campaign
Margaret Wintringham (1879 - 1955), British Liberal Party politician, MP for Louth between 1921 and 1924. She was the second woman, and the first British-born woman

Background imageElected Collection: Session on 16th September 1715 of the regency

Session on 16th September 1715 of the regency council when Louis XV was a child. The prince Philippe d Orl顮s was elected president of the Council. Anonymous paiting circa 1720. Oil on canvas

Background imageElected Collection: 1931 British General Election, women MPs

1931 British General Election, women MPs
1931 British General Election, twelve women MPs elected. From left to right: Mrs Helen Shaw, Lady Gwendolen Iveagh, Miss Irene Ward, Miss Thelma Cazalet, Mrs Mavis Tate, Mrs Ida Copeland

Background imageElected Collection: Burial of President Erbert

Burial of President Erbert
Burial and funeral images of the First German president. Friedrich Ebert was a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany

Background imageElected Collection: Lord Salisbury's stables

Lord Salisbury's stables in Hatfield house. Known as Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne Cecil. Born at Hatfield house (3 February 1830 ?)

Background imageElected Collection: Cartoon, A Problem in Resuscitation, WW1

Cartoon, A Problem in Resuscitation, WW1
Cartoon, A Problem in Resuscitation, showing the recently elected Pope (Benedictus XV) holding a dead Dove of Peace upside down by one leg

Background imageElected Collection: Shapurji Saklatvala, British Communist politician

Shapurji Saklatvala, British Communist politician
Shapurji Saklatvala (1874-1936), British politician of Indian Parsi background. He belonged to both the Labour Party and the Communist Party of Great Britain

Background imageElected Collection: Enoch Powell, controversial British politician

Enoch Powell, controversial British politician
(John) Enoch Powell (1912-1998), British politician and Conservative MP from 1950 to 1974. After controversy over his Rivers of Blood speech in 1968

Background imageElected Collection: Bernadette Devlin, political activist and MP

Bernadette Devlin, political activist and MP
Bernadette Devlin (Josephine Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, b 1947), socialist republican political activist in Northern Ireland, MP for Mid Ulster 1969-1974

Background imageElected Collection: Anna Rogstad in a Norwegian School

Anna Rogstad in a Norwegian School
Anna Rogstad (1854 - 1938), the first woman to sit in the Norwegian Parliament (the Storthing') pictured in a Norwegian school

Background imageElected Collection: OLAF TRYGGVESSON CROWNED

OLAF TRYGGVESSON CROWNED
After the death of Haakon Jarl Oflf Tryggvesson is elected king and crowned. Date: 995

Background imageElected Collection: Hugues Capet is elected king of France by the nobles, at Senlis Date: 987

Hugues Capet is elected king of France by the nobles, at Senlis Date: 987

Background imageElected Collection: Nannie Langhorne Shaw pictured in The Bystander at the time of her engagement to Waldorf

Nannie Langhorne Shaw pictured in The Bystander at the time of her engagement to Waldorf Astor in 1906. Her sister Irene married the artist Charles Dana Gibson so both women were celebrated as being

Background imageElected Collection: Harold Macmillan elected M. P. for Stockton

Harold Macmillan elected M. P. for Stockton
Harold Macmillan (1894-1986), publisher, Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, appearing in The Illustrated London News in November 1924 after his election as M.P

Background imageElected Collection: Guards on duty at Vatican when Pope Pius XII elected

Guards on duty at Vatican when Pope Pius XII elected
Noble Guard on duty at the Vatican in Rome when Pope Pius XII was elected, 2 March 1939. 1939

Background imageElected Collection: Charles Stewart Parnell re-elected

Charles Stewart Parnell re-elected
Charles Stewart Parnell is re-elected as leader of the Irish Party, in Committee Room 15 at the House of Commons, Central London. Date: 25 November 1890

Background imageElected Collection: Waithmans shop

Waithmans shop
Robert Waithman (1764-1833) was a master draper and British politician. He opened a drapers shop of his own by Ludgate Circus, from which he made a considerable fortune

Background imageElected Collection: Uruguay. Montevideo. Army parade in honour of the President

Uruguay. Montevideo. Army parade in honour of the President Julio Herrera Obes (1841-1912). May 1, 1890. Engraving by Urgelles. The Illustration, 1890. Colored engraving

Background imageElected Collection: Education Act 1870 / Punch

Education Act 1870 / Punch
OBSTRUCTIVES Comment on the Education Act of 1870, which set up locally elected school boards to provide for adequate basic schooling in all areas Date: 1870

Background imageElected Collection: Germany / 1356 / Golden Bull

Germany / 1356 / Golden Bull
In a diet at Metz, Holy Roman Emperor Karl IV publishes his Golden Bull, regulating the procedure by which the kings of the Romans are elected Date: 12 December 1356

Background imageElected Collection: Solon / Fulvio Orsini

Solon / Fulvio Orsini
SOLON Athenian statesman, elected Archon circa 594 BC - he initiated economic and constitutional reforms

Background imageElected Collection: Tribunes of the People created in Ancient Rome

Tribunes of the People created in Ancient Rome
Tribunes of the People (Plebeian Tribunes) created in Ancient Rome. Tribunes were elected, and had the right to propose legislation before the Plebeian Council

Background imageElected Collection: French President Raymond Poincare

French President Raymond Poincare
The election of French President Raymond Poincare (1860-1934) on 18th February 1913 (he continued as President until 1920). Date: circa 1912

Background imageElected Collection: William Henry Smith PC

William Henry Smith PC - English bookseller and newsagent of the family firm W H Smith Elected a Member of Parliament in 1868

Background imageElected Collection: Bases of Manresa, 1892. The Catalanist Assembly in the sessi

Bases of Manresa, 1892. The Catalanist Assembly in the sessi
Bases of Manresa, 1892. Autonomist program developed in Manresa, Catalonia, by the elected between the Catalanist Union and regionalist groups of conservative ideology

Background imageElected Collection: George I of Greece (1845-1913). Colored engraving

George I of Greece (1845-1913). Colored engraving
George I (1845-1913). King of Greece from 1863-1913. House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg. Engraving La Ilustracion Artistica, 1880. Colored

Background imageElected Collection: Wamba (died 687). Visigothic king from 672 to 680

Wamba (died 687). Visigothic king from 672 to 680
Wamba (died 687). Visigothic king of Hispania, Septimania and Galicia from 672 to 680. Wamba is elected the king. Colored engraving

Background imageElected Collection: Cartoon, Sir William Vernon Harcourt, Home Secretary

Cartoon, Sir William Vernon Harcourt, Home Secretary
Cartoon, Sir William Vernon Harcourt (1827-1904), Home Secretary in Gladstones newly elected Liberal government. On his appointment

Background imageElected Collection: Caricature of W E Gladstone and his son Herbert

Caricature of W E Gladstone and his son Herbert
Caricature of W E Gladstone training his son Herbert (1854-1930) for parliament. The Cabinet Trick -- Bringing Him Up to the Business

Background imageElected Collection: Caricature of Edward Terry, actor and theatre manager

Caricature of Edward Terry, actor and theatre manager
Caricature of the English actor and theatre manager Edward O Connor Terry (1844-1912) - Now that Mr Edward Terry has been elected a Guardian

Background imageElected Collection: Anne Dacier - 2

Anne Dacier - 2
ANNE DACIER, nee Lefevre French classical scholar, wife of Andre Dacier of the Academie Francaise (to which of course she could not be elected, being a woman) Date: 1654 - 1720

Background imageElected Collection: Anne Dacier - 3

Anne Dacier - 3
ANNE DACIER, nee Lefevre French classical scholar, wife of Andre Dacier of the Academie Francaise (to which of course she could not be elected, being only a woman) Date: 1654 - 1720

Background imageElected Collection: Anne Dacier - 4

Anne Dacier - 4
ANNE DACIER, nee Lefevre French classical scholar, wife of Andre Dacier of the Academie Francaise (to which of course she could not be elected, being only a woman) Date: 1654 - 1720

Background imageElected Collection: George Earl of Berkeley

George Earl of Berkeley
GEORGE, first earl of BERKELEY Statesman, supporter of Charles II, acquired lands in South Africa, elected to the Royal Society for no obvious reason beyond his title. Date: 1628 - 1698

Background imageElected Collection: Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln

Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln
In 1864, Abraham Lincoln was re-elected as President defeating Democrat George B McClellan with 55% of the popular vote. He was inaugurated at the Capitol Date: 1865

Background imageElected Collection: Amadeo, King of Spain

Amadeo, King of Spain
AMADEO, KING OF SPAIN Elected 1870, abdicated 1873 Date: 1845 - 1890

Background imageElected Collection: Heinrich VII Elected

Heinrich VII Elected
The Seven Electors - of Koln, Mainz, Trier, Bayern, Sachsen, Brandenburg and Bohmen - choose Heinrich, Graf von Luxemburg, to be Holy Roman Emperor Heinrich VII Date: 27 November 1308

Background imageElected Collection: Captains Regent, Republic of San Marino, Italy

Captains Regent, Republic of San Marino, Italy
Solemn entrance of the Captains Regent (heads of state), Republic of San Marino, Italy, 1 October 1929. Elected every six months, they were at this date Ezio Balducci and Aldo Busignani. Date: 1929

Background imageElected Collection: VELASCO IBARRA, Jos頍ar�(1893-1979). Ecuadorian

VELASCO IBARRA, Jos頍ar�(1893-1979). Ecuadorian
VELASCO IBARRA, Jos頍 aric (1893-1979). Ecuadorian political figure. He was elected five times to the post of president of Ecuador: 1934-1935, 1944-1947, 1952-1956, 1960-1961, and 1968-1972

Background imageElected Collection: Willem III - 1

Willem III - 1
Willem III, future king of England, is elected stadtholder, captain-general and over-admiral of Holland. Date: February 1675

Background imageElected Collection: Willem III - 2

Willem III - 2
Willem III, future king of England and newly-elected stadtholder, holds his first council of state. Date: 10 February 1675

Background imageElected Collection: Laisne De Villeneuve

Laisne De Villeneuve
LAISNE DE VILLENEUVE French statesman, deputy elected in 1817 Date: CIRCA 1817

Background imageElected Collection: Antonios Michelidakis - Elected President of Cretan Assembly

Antonios Michelidakis - Elected President of Cretan Assembly
Following the Theriso Revolt of 1905/6, an agreement between the former rebels of Theriso and the Cretan Assembly allowed for the creation of a constituent assembly led by Antonios Michelidakis

Background imageElected Collection: Satire on the 1906 elections in France

Satire on the 1906 elections in France
A satire on the 1906 elections in France - Durand was an actual candidate - commenting on the various hues of political opinion in the country



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