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Aneurin Bevan
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Born: November 15, 1897

Died: July 6, 1960 (aged 62)

Nationality: Welsh

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Aneurin Nye Bevan was a Welsh Labour Party politician who was the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1959 until his death in 1960. The son of a coal miner, Bevan was a lifelong champion of social justice and the rights of working people.

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