John Major

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Birthday
29, 1943
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
England

About

British politician who served as the Prime Minister of the UK from 1990 to 1997. He led Britain's participation in the Gulf War and the beginnings of the Northern Ireland Peace Process.

Before Fame

His first job was as a clerk in an insurance brokerage firm.

Trivia

He served as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the most important economic post in all of UK and the second most important, after the Prime Minister's office, overall.

Family Life

His father, Tom Major Ball, was a former Music Hall performer.

Associated With

He held the posts of Foreign Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Cabinet of Margaret Thatcher.