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Ernest Bevin

(1881—1951) trade unionist and politician

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Clement Attlee

Clement Attlee  

(b. London, 3 Jan. 1883; d. London, 8 Oct. 1967)British; Prime Minister 1945–51; Earl 1955 Clement Attlee's government (1945–51) is widely regarded as Labour's most successful government. The ...
Georges Bidault

Georges Bidault  

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(1899–1982)French statesman and journalist. After serving in World War I he became professor of history in Paris. During World War II he became a distinguished leader of the French resistance ...
Herbert Morrison

Herbert Morrison  

(b. 3 Jan. 1888, d. 6 Mar. 1965).British Labour politician Born in Brixton, he left school at 14, and held a variety of jobs, ranging from shop assistant to telephone operator. The loss of sight in ...
Hugh Dalton

Hugh Dalton  

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(b. Glamorganshire, 26 Aug. 1887; d. 13 Feb. 1962)British; Chancellor of the Exchequer 1945–7, Baron (life peer) 1960 The son of a Church of England canon, Dalton was educated at Eton and King's ...
Labour Party

Labour Party  

Labour has been the principal progressive alternative to the Conservative Party since the 1920s, forming governments in 1924, 1929–31, 1945–51, 1964–70, 1974–9, and 1997. The Labour Representation ...
Potsdam Conference

Potsdam Conference  

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(17 July–2 August 1945)The last of the World War II summit conferences. Held in the former Hohenzollern palace at Potsdam, outside Berlin, the conference was attended by Churchill (replaced by Attlee ...
TERMINAL

TERMINAL  

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Codename for the Allied conference held in Potsdam, Germany, from 17 July to 2 August 1945. It was the third, last, and longest conference in which all the principal leaders ...
Trades Union Congress

Trades Union Congress  

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(TUC)The central UK organization to which most trade unions belong. It represents the trade-union movement in negotiations with the government and such bodies as the Confederation of British ...
William Henry Beveridge

William Henry Beveridge  

(b. 5 Mar. 1879, d. 16 Mar. 1963).British economist and social reformer Born in Rangpur, Bengal, he was educated at Charterhouse and Oxford. He then held a fellowship at University College, Oxford, ...

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