David Cameron

David Cameron

Prime Minister of Great Britain
Date of Birth: 09.10.1966
Country: Great Britain

Biography of David Cameron

David William Donald Cameron was born on October 9, 1966, in London, into a wealthy and noble family. His father, Ian Donald Cameron, was a stockbroker and a direct descendant of King William IV of Great Britain. His mother, Mary Fleur Mount, was the daughter of a baronet, and several of her ancestors were Members of Parliament for the Tory Party.

David Cameron

Cameron attended the prestigious preparatory boarding school, Heatherdown, in Winkfield, Berkshire. In 1979, he followed family tradition and enrolled at the elite Eton College. Despite a brief suspension for smoking marijuana, Cameron successfully completed his exams at Eton in late 1984 and went on to study Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at Brasenose College, Oxford University.

David Cameron

After working briefly as an assistant to a Conservative Party Member of Parliament, Cameron joined the research department of the Conservative Party in September 1988. In 1991, he became the head of the political section within the research department. Following the Conservatives' victory in the 1992 general election, Cameron moved to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's office, working under Norman Lamont. In June 1993, he became a special advisor at the Home Office, briefing Michael Howard, the future leader of the Conservative Party.

David Cameron

In July 1994, Cameron left his position as a special advisor and became the director of corporate affairs for Carlton Communications, a television company. During his time there, he secured the company's rights for digital satellite broadcasting. In February 2001, Cameron left the firm to run in the parliamentary elections. After three unsuccessful attempts, he was elected as the Member of Parliament for Witney, Oxfordshire, in 2001.

David Cameron

Following his election to the House of Commons, Cameron became the chairman of the Select Committee on Home Affairs, a prominent position for a young parliamentarian. He gained recognition for his oratory skills and active participation in debates. In July 2003, he joined the "shadow cabinet" as the deputy to the shadow leader of the House of Commons, Eric Forth. In November 2003, he became the deputy chairman of the Conservative Party under the leadership of Michael Howard.

In May 2005, Cameron became the shadow education minister. After the Labour Party's victory in the general election, Conservative Party leader Michael Howard announced his resignation. On September 29, 2005, Cameron officially declared his candidacy for the party leadership. He won the leadership election in December, defeating David Davis with 66% of the party members' votes.

In the general election held in May 2010, the Conservatives emerged as the victors, and Cameron became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, leading a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats. Cameron was seen as a young and ambitious leader who aimed to modernize British politics. However, he faced criticism for being out of touch with the needs of ordinary citizens, relying heavily on the country's elite, and being an Eton and Oxford graduate.

Cameron is married and has two children. He enjoys cooking, playing tennis, horse riding, hunting, and football.

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