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Bevan, Aneurin

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1960 AD
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British Welsh labor leader and politician

 

1897 – Born on the 15th of November in Tredegar, Monmouthshire.

 

1916 – He was head of his local Miners’ Lodge.

 

1919 – Won a scholarship to the Central Labour College in London.

 

1921 – Founded that the Tredegar Iron and Coal Company refused to re-hire him.

 

1924 – In the Bedwellty Colliery, and it closed down after ten months.

 

1925 – Still unemployed and in February, his beloved father died of pneumoconiosis.

 

1926 – Worked as a paid union official.

 

1928 – He won a seat on Monmouthshire County Council.

 

1934 – Married fellow socialist MP Jennie Lee.

 

1936 – He joined the board of the new socialist newspaper the Tribune.

 

1948 – By National Health Service Act of 1946, established National Health Service.

 

1959 – Despite suffering from terminal cancer he was elected as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.

 

Clement Attlee, appointed Aneurin Bevan as Minister of Health.

 

1960 – Aneurin Bevan died from terminal cancer on 6th of July.