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Jim Callaghan
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Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire
Born on 27th of March 1912
Died on 26th of March 2005

Born 1912. Died 2005 - Labour politician and Prime Minister.


Educated at Portsmouth Northern Secondary School. Elected Labour MP for South Cardiff in 1945. Chancellor of Exchequer under Harold Wilson introducing controversial taxation measures. Elected Prime Minister on Wilsonís resignation in 1976. After Conservative success in 1979, resigned as Leader of Opposition in 1980. Made life peer in 1987.

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