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Caricature of F.E.Smith (1st. Earl of Birkenhead)
Public DomainCaricature of F.E.Smith (1st. Earl of Birkenhead) - Credit: Leslie Ward (1851-1922)

Lord Birkenhead (1872-1930), or Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st. Earl of Birkenhead, was a lawyer and Conservative politician who was Lord Chancellor (1919-1922) under the premiership of Lloyd George, and Secretary of State for India (1924-1928) under the premiership  of Stanley Baldwin.

He is dramatised in  the film 'Chariots of Fire' (1981) where he appears as an official of the British Olympic Committee.