Meaning of Heath, Sir Edward in English:

Heath, Sir Edward

Pronunciation /hiːθ/

proper noun

  • (1916–2005), British Conservative statesman, prime minister 1970–4; full name Sir Edward Richard George Heath. He negotiated Britain's entry into the European Economic Community and faced problems caused by a marked increase in oil prices. Attempts to restrain wage rises led to widespread strikes and he lost a general election after a second national coal strike.