Neville Chamberlain, 1869 - 1940

  title={Neville Chamberlain, 1869 - 1940},
  author={W. W. Hadley},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={731 - 734}
  • W. W. Hadley
  • Published 1941
  • Political Science
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
There were, in two generations, three Chamberlains in the first rank of British politics. Joseph, the greatest of them in personality and in the special gifts that qualify for the highest success in public life, would almost certainly have succeeded Gladstone in the leadership of the Liberal party had they not separated in 1886 on the question of Home Rule for Ireland. O f his two sons, Austen was educated for a public career and Neville for business. Austen twice, of deliberate choice… Expand
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