Definitions for "Richard Baker"
Sir Richard Baker (1568 - February 18, 1645), author of the Chronicle of the Kings of England and other works, was probably born at Sissinghurst in Kent, the grandson of Sir John Baker, the first Chancellor of the Exchequer. He entered Hart Hall, Oxford, as a commoner in 1584. He left the university without taking a degree, studied law in London and afterwards travelled in mainland Europe.
Richard Hugh Baker (born May 22 1948), a American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1987, representing the 6th District of Louisiana ( map). The district is based in the state capital, Baton Rouge, and includes much of that city's metropolitan area.
Richard Baker (born May 29, 1974, Edinburgh) was the youngest sitting member of the Scottish Parliament when elected. A member of the Labour Party, he was elected as a list member for North East Scotland at the 2003 election.