Parliament Square (WC2)
David Lloyd George
David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor
Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester 1863 - Llanystumdwy, Wales 1945
British Liberal politician and statesman. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 1916-22; Leader of the Liberal Party, 1926-31
Bronze statue of Lloyd George wearing a suit with the jacket unbuttoned revealing a waistcoat that is buttoned. He is also sporting his trade mark bow tie. He is bare headed and he is hold a hat with the fingers of his right hand that is down by his side. Over his shoulders he has a cape that is billowing behind him as if caught by a gust of wind.
Unveiled 25 October 2007 by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. Stands on a plinth of slate from Penrhyn Quarry, North Wales.
On Parliament Square, Westminster, are 10 statues of British and some foreign politicians.
Click here for a interactive map with the locations of the sculptures.
- Abraham Lincoln (1920)
- George Canning (1832, here 1949)
- Nelson Mandela (2007)
- Sir Robert Peel (1877)
- Benjamin Disraeli (1883)
- Edward Smith-Stanley (1874)
- Henry John Temple - Lord Palmerston (1876)
- Jan Smuts (1956)
- David Lloyd George (2007)
- Sir Winston Churchill (1973)
- Glynn Williams (Shrewsbury 1939),
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Location (N 51°30'2" - W 0°7'35")
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Item Code: gblo047; Photograph: 3 August 2014
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