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  • Name: Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor
  • Born: 05/19/1879
  • Died: 05/02/1964 (84 years old)
  • Occupation: Politician

Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess Astor, CH (19 May 1879 – 2 May 1964) was an American-born British politician who was the second female Member of Parliament (MP) but the first to take her seat, serving from 1919 to 1945. Sinn Féin’s Constance Markievicz had become the first elected female MP in 1918, but refused to take her seat in line with party policy.

Birth Name: Nancy Witcher Langhorne

Alias: Nancy Witcher Langhorne

Party: Coalition Conservative

Birth Place: Danville, Virginia, U.S.

Death Place: Grimsthorpe Castle, Lincolnshire, England

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