Couageous recognition of the winds of change

Laureaat International Four Freedoms Award 1984

Harold Macmillan Laureaat International Four Freedoms Award 1984

He held prestigious parliamentary and cabinet positions for almost fourty years. From 1957 to 1963 he simultaneously held the positions of Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury. For his role in the victory over tyranny in World War II, his vision of a unified Europe, his courageous recognition of the 'winds of change' in the former colonies, and his efforts to stop the nuclear arms race.