Tony Benn

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Birthday
3, 1925
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 14, 2014 (88)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1925
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 14, 2014 (88)

About

British Labour Party politician who served as a Member of Parliament for nearly five decades. He also held office as Secretary of State for Industry and Energy and as British Postmaster General and Minister of Technology.

Before Fame

He was born into a political family: his father was also a Member of Parliament, and his mother served as first President of the Congressional Federation.

Trivia

He served as President of the Stop the War Coalition from 2001 to 2014.

Family Life

His fifty-one year marriage to Caroline DeCamp produced four children: Stephen, Hilary, Melissa, and Joshua.

Associated With

He met Mahatma Gandhi in 1931.