Baron Harmsworth

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Cecil Harmsworth,
1st Baron Harmsworth

Baron Harmsworth, of Egham in the County of Surrey, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1939 for the Liberal politician Cecil Harmsworth, Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs between 1919 and 1922. As of 2010 the title is held by his grandson, the third Baron, who succeeded his uncle in 1990.

The first Baron Harmsworth was the younger brother of Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe and Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere and the elder brother of Sir Leicester Harmsworth, 1st Baronet, and Sir Hildebrand Harmsworth, 1st Baronet.

Barons Harmsworth (1939)[edit]

  • Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth (1869–1948)
    • Hon. Eric Beauchamp Northcliffe Harmsworth (1905-1988)
  • Cecil Desmond Bernard Harmsworth, 2nd Baron Harmsworth (1903–1990)
  • Thomas Harold Raymond Harmsworth, 3rd Baron Harmsworth (born 1939)

The heir apparent is the present holder's eldest son, the Hon. Dominic Michael Eric Harmsworth (b. 1973)

The heir apparent's heir is his eldest son, Thomas John Mark Harmsworth (b. 2003)

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