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 Charles Williams

Charles Williams

Nationality: British

Charles Cuthbert Powell Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel CBE (born 9 February 1933) is a a former banker and Labour Party politician, who was in the early 1990s Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords. Не was educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in literae humaniores in 1955 and a Master of Arts. Williams was further educated at the London School of Economics, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1964. Between 1955 and 1957, he served as Subaltern in the Headquarter of the King's Royal Rifle Corps in Winchester and in the 1st Battalion in Derna in Libya. He is now one of Britain's most distinguished biographers. He is the authir of books on Konrad Adenauer, Petain and Charles de Gaulle,