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Macmillan, Harold

Line breaks: Har¦old Mac|mil¦lan
Pronunciation: /məkˈmɪlən

Definition of Macmillan, Harold in English:

1st Earl of Stockton ( 1894–1986), British Conservative statesman, Prime Minister 1957–63; full name Maurice Harold Macmillan. His term of office saw the signing of the Test-Ban Treaty (1963) with the US and the USSR. Macmillan resigned on grounds of ill health shortly after the scandal surrounding John Profumo.

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