Lord Carrington
Lord Carrington has died aged 99. Image credit: Dutch National Archives via Wikimedia Commons.

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Best known for resigning three days after Argentina's invasion of the Falkland Islands in 1982, he was later chairman of auction house Christie’s from 1988-93.

The hereditary peer took his seat in the Lords in 1945 after serving in the Second World War, where he gained a Military Cross, joining Churchill's government in 1951.

Tributes poured in including from former prime minister David Cameron.