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  • Marylebone, London, England
    Sunday Oct 09, 1966

    Born

    Marylebone, London, England
    Sunday Oct 09, 1966

    Cameron was born in Marylebone, London, and raised at Peasemore in Berkshire.




  • Brasenose College, Oxford, England
    Oct, 1985

    Entering Oxford University

    Brasenose College, Oxford, England
    Oct, 1985

    After leaving Eton (school) in 1984, Cameron started a nine-month gap year, and in October 1985, Cameron began his Bachelor of Arts course in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Brasenose College, Oxford.




  • Brasenose College, Oxford, England
    1988

    Graduation

    Brasenose College, Oxford, England
    1988

    Cameron graduated in 1988 with a first-class honours BA degree (later promoted to an MA by seniority).




  • Downing Street, London, England
    1991

    Head of the political section of the Conservative Research Department

    Downing Street, London, England
    1991

    In 1991, Cameron was seconded to Downing Street to work on briefing John Major for the then twice-weekly sessions of Prime Minister's Questions. He became head of the political section of the Conservative Research Department. However, Cameron lost to Jonathan Hill, who was appointed in March 1992.




  • London, England
    Tuesday Apr 14, 1992

    Special Adviser to the Chancellor

    London, England
    Tuesday Apr 14, 1992

    Cameron was rewarded with a promotion to Special Adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Norman Lamont.




  • London, England
    Tuesday Jun 22, 1993

    Special Adviser to the Home Secretary

    London, England
    Tuesday Jun 22, 1993

    After Lamont was sacked, Cameron remained at the Treasury for less than a month before being specifically recruited by Home Secretary Michael Howard. It was commented that he was still "very much in favour" and it was later reported that many at the Treasury would have preferred Cameron to carry on.




  • London, England
    Monday Sep 06, 1993

    Appling to Go On (PPCs) List

    London, England
    Monday Sep 06, 1993

    At the beginning of September 1993, Cameron applied to go on Conservative Central Office's list of prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs).


  • London, England
    Saturday Jul 16, 1994

    The Director of Corporate Affairs

    London, England
    Saturday Jul 16, 1994

    In July 1994, Cameron left his role as Special Adviser to work as the Director of Corporate Affairs at Carlton Communications.


  • The Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, East Hendred, Oxfordshire, England
    Saturday Jun 01, 1996

    Marriage

    The Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, East Hendred, Oxfordshire, England
    Saturday Jun 01, 1996

    Cameron is married to Samantha Gwendoline Cameron (née Sheffield), the daughter of Sir Reginald Sheffield, 8th Baronet, and Annabel Lucy Veronica Jones (now Viscountess Astor). A Marlborough College school friend of Cameron's sister Clare, Samantha accepted Clare's invitation to accompany the Cameron family on holiday in Tuscany, Italy, after graduating from Bristol School of Creative Arts. It was then David and Samantha's romance started. They were married on 1 June 1996 at the Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, East Hendred, Oxfordshire, five years before Cameron was elected to parliament.


  • England
    Sep, 1998

    First Job

    England
    Sep, 1998

    After graduation, Cameron worked for the Conservative Research Department in September 1988.


  • Oxfordshire, England
    Tuesday Apr 04, 2000

    PPC for Witney

    Oxfordshire, England
    Tuesday Apr 04, 2000

    On 4 April 2000, Cameron was selected as PPC for Witney in Oxfordshire.


  • London, England
    Feb, 2001

    Cameron's resign

    London, England
    Feb, 2001

    Cameron resigned as Director of Corporate Affairs in February 2001 in order to run for Parliament for a second time,after lossing in the first time in 1997.


  • London, England
    Jun, 2003

    Shadow minister

    London, England
    Jun, 2003

    In June 2003, Cameron was appointed a shadow minister in the Privy Council Office as a deputy to Eric Forth, then Shadow Leader of the House.


  • London, England
    Nov, 2003

    The vice-chairman of The Conservative Party

    London, England
    Nov, 2003

    He also became a vice-chairman of the Conservative Party when Michael Howard took over the leadership in November 2003.


  • England
    Jun, 2004

    The Head of Policy co-ordination.

    England
    Jun, 2004

    He was appointed Opposition frontbench local government spokesman in 2004, before being promoted to the Shadow Cabinet that June as head of policy co-ordination.


  • England
    Sep, 2004

    The Shadow Education Secretary

    England
    Sep, 2004

    Cameron became Shadow Education Secretary in the post-election reshuffle.


  • London, England
    Thursday Sep 29, 2005

    2005 leadership election

    London, England
    Thursday Sep 29, 2005

    Following the Labour victory in the May 2005 general election, Michael Howard announced his resignation as leader of the Conservative Party and set a lengthy timetable for the leadership election. Cameron announced on 29 September 2005 that he would be a candidate.


  • London, England
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2005

    The First Ballot of Conservative MPs

    London, England
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2005

    In the first ballot of Conservative MPs on 18 October 2005, Cameron came second, with 56 votes, slightly more than expected; David Davis had fewer than predicted at 62 votes; Liam Fox came third with 42 votes; and Kenneth Clarke was eliminated with 38 votes.


  • London, England
    Thursday Oct 20, 2005

    The Second Ballot of Conservative MPs

    London, England
    Thursday Oct 20, 2005

    In the second ballot on 20 October 2005, Cameron came first with 90 votes; David Davis was second, with 57; and Liam Fox was eliminated with 51 votes. All 198 Conservative MPs voted in both ballots.


  • London, England
    Tuesday Dec 06, 2005

    The Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition

    London, England
    Tuesday Dec 06, 2005

    The next stage of the election process, between Davis and Cameron, was a vote open to the entire party membership. Cameron was elected with more than twice as many votes as Davis and more than half of all ballots issued; Cameron won 134,446 votes on a 78% turnout, to Davis's 64,398. Although Davis had initially been the favourite, it was widely acknowledged that his candidacy was marred by a disappointing conference speech.Cameron's election as the Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition was announced on 6 December 2005.


  • London, England
    Wednesday Mar 08, 2006

    Cameron became a member of the Privy Council

    London, England
    Wednesday Mar 08, 2006

    As is customary for an Opposition leader not already a member, upon election Cameron became a member of the Privy Council, being formally approved to join on 14 December 2005, and sworn of the Council on 8 March 2006.


  • England
    Thursday May 06, 2010

    The 2010 General Election

    England
    Thursday May 06, 2010

    The 2010 general election resulted in the Conservatives, led by Cameron, winning the largest number of seats (306). This was, however, 20 seats short of an overall majority and resulted in the nation's first hung parliament since February 1974.


  • England
    Tuesday May 11, 2010

    The Youngest Prime Minister

    England
    Tuesday May 11, 2010

    On 11 May 2010, following the resignation of Gordon Brown as Prime Minister and on his recommendation, Queen Elizabeth II invited Cameron to form a government. At age 43, Cameron became the youngest Prime Minister since Lord Liverpool in 1812, beating the record previously set by Tony Blair in May 1997.


  • England
    Tuesday May 11, 2010

    Cameron appointed Nick Clegg as Deputy Prime Minister

    England
    Tuesday May 11, 2010

    Cameron outlined how he intended to "put aside party differences and work hard for the common good and for the national interest." As one of his first moves Cameron appointed Nick Clegg, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, as Deputy Prime Minister on 11 May 2010.


  • London, England
    Sunday May 29, 2011

    Cameron stepped down as patron of the Jewish National Fund

    London, England
    Sunday May 29, 2011

    At the end of May 2011, Cameron stepped down as patron of the Jewish National Fund, becoming the first British prime minister not to be patron of the charity in the 110 years of its existence.


  • England
    Thursday Aug 29, 2013

    Suffering From a Foreign-policy Defeat

    England
    Thursday Aug 29, 2013

    In August 2013, Cameron lost a motion in favour of bombing Syrian armed forces in response to the Ghouta chemical attack, becoming the first prime minister to suffer such a foreign-policy defeat since 1782.


  • Jerusalem, Israel
    Wednesday Mar 12, 2014

    Cameron's first visit to Israel as Prime Minister

    Jerusalem, Israel
    Wednesday Mar 12, 2014

    In March 2014, during his first visit to Israel as Prime Minister, Cameron addressed Israel's Knesset in Jerusalem, where he offered his full support for peace efforts between Israelis and Palestinians, hoping a two-state solution might be achieved.


  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Jan, 2015

    Cameron Travelled To Saudi Arabia

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Jan, 2015

    Cameron supported Britain's close relationship with Saudi Arabia. In January 2015, Cameron travelled to the Saudi capital Riyadh to pay his respects following the death of the nation's King Abdullah.


  • England
    Thursday May 07, 2015

    The Conservative Party's decisive win in the General Election

    England
    Thursday May 07, 2015

    The Conservative Party's decisive win in the general election was as a surprise victory, as most polls and commentators predicted the outcome would be too close to call and result in a second hung parliament. Forming the first Conservative majority government since 1992, David Cameron became the first Prime Minister to be re-elected immediately after a full term with a larger popular vote share since Lord Salisbury at the 1900 general election.


  • London, England
    Thursday May 07, 2015

    Cameron was re-elected UK Prime Minister

    London, England
    Thursday May 07, 2015

    On 7 May 2015, Cameron was re-elected UK Prime Minister with a majority in the Commons.


  • London, England
    Thursday Nov 26, 2015

    Cameron set out his Case for Military Intervention In Syria

    London, England
    Thursday Nov 26, 2015

    Following the terrorist attacks on Paris in November 2015, for which Islamic State claimed responsibility, Cameron began pushing for a strategy for the Royal Air Force to bomb Syria in retaliation.Cameron set out his case for military intervention to Parliament on 26 November, telling MPs that it was the only way to guarantee Britain's safety and would be part of a "comprehensive" strategy to defeat IS.


  • England
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    Brexit's Referendum

    England
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    As promised in the election manifesto, Cameron set a date for a referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union, and announced that he would be campaigning for Britain to remain within a "reformed EU". The terms of the UK's membership of the EU were re-negotiated. The referendum came to be known as Brexit (a portmanteau of "British" and "exit") and was held on 23 June 2016. The result was approximately 52% in favour of leaving the European Union and 48% against, with a turnout of 72%.


  • England
    Friday Jun 24, 2016

    Cameron announced that he would resign In October

    England
    Friday Jun 24, 2016

    On 24 June, a few hours after the results became known, Cameron announced that he would resign the office of Prime Minister by the start of the Conservative Party Conference in October 2016.


  • London, England
    Wednesday Jul 13, 2016

    Cameron submit his resignation to the Queen

    London, England
    Wednesday Jul 13, 2016

    Cameron announced he would hold a final cabinet meeting on 12 July and then following a final Prime Minister's Questions submit his resignation to the Queen on the afternoon of 13 July.


  • London, England
    Monday Sep 12, 2016

    Cameron resigning his seat in the Parliament

    London, England
    Monday Sep 12, 2016

    Although no longer serving as Prime Minister, Cameron originally stated that he would continue inside Parliament, on the Conservative backbenches. On 12 September, however, he announced that he was resigning his seat with immediate effect.


  • England
    Wednesday Oct 12, 2016

    The Chairman of the National Citizen Service Patrons

    England
    Wednesday Oct 12, 2016

    In October 2016, Cameron became chairman of the National Citizen Service Patrons.


  • England
    Wednesday Jan 25, 2017

    President of Alzheimer's Research UK

    England
    Wednesday Jan 25, 2017

    In January 2017, he was appointed president of Alzheimer's Research UK to address misconceptions surrounding dementia and campaign for medical research funding to tackle the condition.


  • Ankara, Turkey
    Saturday Jul 27, 2019

    Ankara's speech

    Ankara, Turkey
    Saturday Jul 27, 2019

    In a speech in Ankara in July 2010, Cameron stated unequivocally his support for Turkey's accession to the EU, citing economic, security and political considerations, and claimed that those who opposed Turkish membership were driven by "protectionism, narrow nationalism or prejudice".


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