Clement Attlee

British Prime Minister Clement Attlee Full Name: Clement Attlee
Nationality: English

Profession: British Prime Minister
Why Famous: Served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951, and as the Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955.

Born: January 3, 1883
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Putney, Surrey, England

Died: October 8, 1967 (aged 84)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Historical Events in the Life of Clement Attlee

  • 1945-07-05 Labour Party under Clement Attlee wins British parliamentary elections (results not declared until 26 July)
  • 1945-07-26 After Labour landslide in general election, Clement Attlee becomes British Prime Minister
  • 1946-03-15 British Prime Minister Clement Attlee agrees with India's right to independence
  • 1947-07-10 Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor General of Pakistan by then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Clement Attlee
  • 1955-11-25 Clement Attlee resigns as leader of the UK Labour Party

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