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Michael Hanley : biography

24 February 1918 - 1 January 2001

Sir Michael Bowen Hanley KCB (24 February 1918 - 1 January 2001) was director general (DG) of MI5, the United Kingdom's internal security service, from 1972 to 1978.

Career

Educated at Sedbergh School and Queen's College, Oxford where he read History, Hanley served in the Royal Artillery during World War II and was subsequently posted to the Joint Allied Intelligence Centre in Budapest. Guardian, 6 January 2001 He rose through the grades to be Deputy Director-General of MI5.The Defence of the Realm, by Christopher Andrew, Page 548, Published by Allen Lane, 2009, ISBN 978-0-7139-9885-6 He was Director-General of MI5 from 1972 to 1978.Andrew, Page 853

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