Charles Lovick

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The Right Honourable
The Lord Lovick
PC OBE
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office
6 May 1976 – 3 May 1984
MonarchElizabeth II
Preceded byLord Mountbatten
Succeeded byRoy Jenkins
Leader of the Conservative Party
In office
6 February 1975 – 13 September 1984
Preceded byEdward Heath
Succeeded byPeter Walker
Foreign Secretary
In office
18 June 1970 – 10 October 1974
Prime MinisterEdward Heath
Preceded byMichael Stewart
Succeeded byJames Callaghan
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temperal
In office
12 June 1993 – 24 December 2008
Member of Parliament
for Totnes
In office
15 October 1964 – 7 May 1992
Preceded byPhilip Lovick
Succeeded byPaget Lovick
Personal details
Born Charles Paget Lovick
6 January 1917
Salcombe, Devon, England
Died 24 December 2008 (aged 91)
Boscastle, Cornwall, England
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Valerie Brasdon (m. 1945)
Children Annabel ● Marigold ● Paget
Parents Philip Lovick
Rosalind Paget
Alma mater Eton College;
Oxford University

Charles Paget Lovick, Baron Lovick of Dartmouth, PC, OBE (6 January 1917 – 24 December 2008) was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1984 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1984. Lovick was a member of the prominent Lovick family. Outside of politics, Lovick was a yachtsman, a cricketer, and an author.