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Bevan, Aneurin

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1960 AD
2.7 (54%) 10 votes

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.




2.7 (54%) 10 votes