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Stanley Baldwin was a British Conservative politician, who served as Prime Minister three times between 1923 and 1937.
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Stanley Baldwin was a British Conservative politician, who served three times as Prime Minister between 1923 and 1937. After studying at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge, he worked for a brief time for his father, Chairman of the Great Western Railway. From 1908 to 1937 he served as a member of the House of Commons. During his run as Prime Minister he served under George V, Edward VIII and George VI, and was a key figure during the General Strike of 1926, the Ethiopian crisis of 1935 and the abdication crisis of 1936.
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