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Published:  12:27 AM, 08 October 2019

Clement Attlee

Clement Attlee

Clement Attlee, was a British Labour Party politician and the country's first post-World War II Prime Minister. He served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and the leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955. After receiving his primary education from schools in London, he graduated from Oxford University with a BA in Modern History. Initially conservative in his political views, he underwent a change while working as a manager for the Haileybury House. After witnessing the poverty and misery prevailing in the society, he became more inclined towards Socialism. In order to make a difference in the local politics he joined the Independent Labour Party. Clement succumbed to pneumonia on October 8, 1967 at the age of 84.

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