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.