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Hugh Gaitskell
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Born in Kensington, London
Born on 9th of April 1906
Died on 18th of January 1963

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1906 - 1963. Politician.

Educated at New College, Oxford. Became a socialist during the 1926 general strike. Elected MP for Leeds South in 1945. In 1955 elected Leader of the Opposition, defeating Aneurin Bevan. Strongly supporter of Great Britainís entry into the EEC.

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Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe. - John Milton
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