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Past elected Presidents of the at the are listed below, with their college and the year/term in which they served. ''Iterum'' indicates that a person was serving a second term as President (which is not possible under the current Union rules).


Key


Presidents of the United Debating Society

These are the Presidents as listed


Presidents of the Oxford Union Society


1826–1831

These are the Presidents as listed


1831–1850


1850–1875


1875–1900


1900–1925


1925–1950


1950–1975


1975–2000


2000–present


Other notable officers

was Union Secretary in Michaelmas 1848. was Secretary of the Union in Hilary 1914, then Junior Treasurer (elected unopposed, which was then very unusual) in Trinity 1914; but for the war he would "almost certainly" have been President. was Treasurer in Trinity 1924. was Librarian in 1931. was Treasurer in 1972, after having served as Secretary the previous year. was Librarian in 1990, losing the election for the presidency to future Education Secretary .


In fiction

* (early 1950s), protagonist of the novel ' invites sitting Prime Minister to propose the motion during that "This House Would Rather be a Commoner than a Lord". His future rival, The Hon. Charles Seymour listens from the floor and resolves to enter politics also. Archer himself was elected to Standing Committee for one term in 1965.


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References

;Bibliography * *Hollis, Christopher. The Oxford Union. London: Evans, 1965. * {{DEFAULTSORT:Presidents of the Oxford Union Lists of people associated with the University of Oxford, Presidents