, PC (surname pronunciation; ; 2 July 1903 – 9 October 1995), known as The Earl of Home from 1951 to 1963 and as Sir Alec Douglas-Home from 1963 to 1974, was a British
politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
from October 1963 to October 1964.
He is the last member of the House of Lords
to be appointed Prime Minister.
I suppose, when you come to think of it, he is the fourteenth Mr Wilson. : David Butler and Gareth Butler, "Twentieth Century British Political Facts", p. 292. : Television interview with Kenneth Harris, 21 October 1963, responding to Wilson (see below).
Now you can see me in the flesh, and I don't really look as I'm made to look on television. : D.E. Butler and Anthony King, "The British General Election of 1964", p. 147. : Remark frequently made during the 1964 general election campaign.