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Without the Empire we should be tossed like a cork in the cross current of world politics. It is at once our sword and our shield. ---->>>

When having my portrait painted I don't want justice, I want mercy. ---->>>


Billy Hughes profile (billy-hughes.jpg)
Nationality: Australian
Born: September 25, 1862
Die: 10-28, 1952
Occupation: Politician

William Morris Hughes, CH, QC (25 September 1862 – 28 October 1952) was an Australian politician who was the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, from 1915 to 1923. Born and raised in London, Hughes was the son of Welsh parents. At age 22, he emigrated to Australia and entered politics. Over the course of his 51-year federal parliamentary career, (and an additional seven years prior to that in a colonial parliament), Hughes changed parties five times: from Labor (1894–1916) to National Labor (1916–17) to Nationalist (1917–30) to Australian (1930–31) to United Australia (1931–44) to Liberal (1944–52) (wikipedia)