BirthdayJuly 27, 1930

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Shirley Williams

    Full name: Shirley Williams
    Also known as: Shirley Williams, Williams, Shirley, The Baroness Williams of Crosby
    Education: Columbia University
    Professions: British politician
    Religion: Roman Catholicism
    Work: Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords

  2. Shirley Williams Biography

    Shirley Vivian Teresa Brittain Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby, PC (born 27 July 1930), née Catlin, is a British politician and academic. Originally a Labour Member of Parliament (MP) and Cabinet Minister, she was one of the "Gang of Four" rebels who founded the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in 1981. Between 2001 and 2004, she served as Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords and, from 2007 to 2010, as Adviser on Nuclear Proliferation to Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Currently (2014), she serves as an active lawmaker in the House of Lords and as Professor Emerita of Electoral Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, among numerous other activities.

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