Edward Heath

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Birthday
9, 1916
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 17, 2005 (89)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1916
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 17, 2005 (89)

About

Conservative politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974.

Before Fame

He attended Oxford before joining the British cause during World War II.

Trivia

He presided over major reforms within the system of local government in the UK including the creation of new metropolitan counties and a decrease in local authorities.

Family Life

He was a lifelong bachelor and many suspected, despite there being little evidence to support it, that he was a homosexual.

Associated With

Margaret Thatcher challenged him for the Conservative Party leadership and won in 1975.