Born: June 16, 1912
Died: February 8, 1998
Biography: John Enoch Powell, MBE was a British politician, classical scholar, poet, writer, linguist and soldier. He served as a Conservative Party Member of Parliament , Ulster Unionist Party MP, and Minister of Health. He attained most prominence in 1968, when he made a controversial speech against immigration, now widely referred to as the Rivers of Blood speech.