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Nick Clegg

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Born Jan 7, 1967
Age 49
Hometown Chalfont St Giles
Political Party Liberal Democrats...
Religion Atheist
Alma Mater The Warden and Fe...
Other Names Clegg, Nicholas W...

Nicholas William Peter "Nick" Clegg is the current Leader of the Centre-Left British Liberal Democrat Party holding this position since 2007. Clegg, who is of Anglo-Dutch origin, currently serves as Deputy Prime Minister and Lord President of the Council (with special responsibility for political and constitutional reform) in the coalition government of which David Cameron, the Leader of the Centre-Right British Conservative Party is the Prime Minister.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1967 Birth Born on January 7, 1967.

TEENAGE

1980 13 Years Old Clegg was educated at two independent schools: at Caldicott School in Farnham Royal in South Buckinghamshire, where he was joint Head Prefect in 1980, and later at Westminster School in Central London. … Read More
It has been alleged that Clegg joined the Cambridge University Conservative Association between 1986 and 1987. … Read More

TWENTIES

1989 22 Years Old Clegg spent the summer of 1989 as an office junior in Postipankki bank in Helsinki.
1992 25 Years Old Between 1992 and 1993, he was employed by GJW Government Relations Ltd, which lobbied on behalf of Libya.
1993 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1993, Clegg won the Financial Times' David Thomas Prize, in remembrance of an FT journalist killed on assignment in Kuwait in 1991. … Read More

THIRTIES

1998 - 1999 2 More Events
2000 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2000, Clegg married Miriam González Durántez, from Valladolid, Spain. … Read More
2001 - 2002 2 More Events
He wrote a controversial pamphlet for the Centre for European Reform advocating devolution and evolution of the European Union, and contributed to the 2004 Orange Book, where he offered market liberal solutions for reform of European institutions. … Read More
2005 38 Years Old Clegg worked closely with Allan throughout the campaign in Sheffield Hallam – including starring in a local pantomime – and won the seat in the 2005 general election with over 50% of the vote, and a majority of 8,682. … Read More
2006 39 Years Old 1 More Event
Following the resignation of Kennedy on 7 January 2006, Clegg was touted as a possible leadership contender. … Read More

FORTIES

…  In 2007 he was elected Leader of the Liberal Democrats, leading his party into a coalition government with the Conservative Party in 2010.
Clegg was appointed to the Privy Council on 30 January 2008 and affirmed his membership on 12 March 2008. … Read More
In the Commons Clegg initially concentrated most of his fire on Labour and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, but in the autumn of 2009 began also focusing on Cameron and the Conservatives. … Read More
…  After Clegg's performance in the first of three general election debates on 15 April 2010, there was an unprecedented surge of media attention and support for the Liberal Democrats in opinion polls. … Read More
Clegg has aimed to modernise the Liberal Democrat Party at the same time as maintaining its traditions of political and philosophical Liberalism. In 2011, he told a party conference that the Liberal Democrats were radical centrist in orientation:
In August 2012, after reform of the House of Lords was abandoned, Clegg said the Conservatives have defied the Coalition agreement by trying to "pick and choose" which items of Government policy they support. … Read More
2013 - 2014 3 More Events
In 2015, he resigned as leader of the Liberal Democrats following that year's general election at which his party was reduced from 56 MPs to 8 MPs. … Read More
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