Oliver Lyttelton, 1st Viscount Chandos

At Eton : 1906-1912

Politicians, Diplomats and Civil Servants

Known for: Lyttelton is predominantly known for his work in the British metal industry, having served as both the managing director of the British Metal Corporation and then as the chairman of the London Tin Corporation. In 1940, he joined the war coalition as President of the Board of Trade until 1941 and was also the Minister of Production between 1942 and 1945. He was also the first chairman of the National Theatre.

School days: Lyttelton won a number of prizes while at Eton, such as the Holiday Task prize and a number of Divinity prizes.