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Clement Attlee
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Born in Putney, London
Born on 3rd of January 1883
Died on 8th of October 1967

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Born 1883. Died 1967 - English Labour statesman and Prime Minister.


He became the first Labour Mayor of Stepney in 1919. In 1922 he entered parliament and became Ramsay MacDonald’s parliamentary secretary (1922-24). He eventually became leader of the Labour party in 1935, and was Deputy Prime Minister (1942-45) in Churchill’s War Cabinet. He Became Prime Minister in 1945 and introduced the National Health Service. Publications include The Labour Party in Perspective (1937) and his autobiography, As It Happened (1954).

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