_. The Baron Ashdown of Norton Sub-Hamdon, CH, GCMG, KBE, PC, died 22 December, 2018, aged 77.
Lord Ashdown, as the Rt Hon Paddy Ashdown, was Leader of the Liberal Democrats, 1988-99.
Jeremy John Durham Ashdown was born 27 Feb, 1941, son of John and Lois Ashdown; married 1962, Jane Courtenay, by whom he had one son and one daughter.
Created a life peer, 2001; Sworn of the Privy Council (1989); KBE (2000); GCMG; CH, etc.