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Duff Cooper

Politician, diplomat, scholar and bon viveur, Duff Cooper won the DSO in the Great War and married society beauty Lady Diana Manners. He had an important ministerial career in the 1920s and '30s which ended with his resignation from the Cabinet over the Munich Agreement. Called back to office by Churchill, his chequered wartime career culminated in a spell as Ambassador to France. After his retirement he returned to his first love, literature; his writing ranges across biography, poetry and...See more