In this section we are in the process of compiling a biography for every former Foreign Secretary, with a new one added each month.
Consistently and successfully fought for a constitutionally stronger Parliament to achieve foreign policy aims.
He presided over a diplomatic revolution by concluding the Anglo-Japanese alliance and the Anglo-French Entente.
A Secretary of State who successfully combined the offices of Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary.
Holds the longest continuous term of any Foreign Secretary
A veteran of the Great Game, noted for his aristocratic disdain and vitriolic wit