The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

Ashdown, Paddy, 1941-2018

LC control no.n 90693299
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingAshdown, Paddy, 1941-2018
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Ashdown, Jeremy John Durham, 1941-2018
Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, Lord, 1941-2018
Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, Jeremy John Durham, Baron, 1941-2018
Associated countryGreat Britain
Associated placeYeovil (England)
LocatedNorthern Ireland Norton sub Hamdon (England)
Birth date1941-02-27
Death date2018-12-22
Place of birthNew Delhi (India)
AffiliationOffice of the High Representative
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Liberal Democrats (Great Britain)
Social and Liberal Democrats (Great Britain)
Liberal Party (Great Britain)
Labour Party (Great Britain)
Profession or occupationLegislators Authors
Found inHis Citizen's Britain, 1989: t.p. (Paddy Ashdown, MP) Brit CIP (Ashdown, Paddy, 1941- )
LC database, Jan. 17, 2019 (heading: Ashdown, Paddy, 1941- ; usage: Paddy Ashdown)
Guardian WWW site, viewed Jan. 17, 2019 (Paddy Ashdown, Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon; b. Jeremy John Durham Ashdown, Feb. 27, 1941, New Delhi; the family returned to Northern Ireland after the end of the war; Ashdown gained his nickname, Paddy, from his Irish accent when his father managed to obtain a place for him at Bedford school, where he himself had been educated; the accent was soon lost, though the nickname never was; lived in Norton-sub-Hamdon; made a life peer in 2001 and turned to writing books; d. Dec. 22, 2018; former leader of the Liberal Democrats who helped transform party into a British political force)
Associated languageeng