Definition of Patten, Christopher in English:

Patten, Christopher

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Baron Patten of Barnes ( b.1944), English politician, Chancellor of Oxford University since 2003; full name Christopher Francis Patten. He was a Conservative MP 1979–92, governor of Hong Kong 1992-7, and an EU commissioner 2000-4.

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