Tony Benn Quotes (72 quotes)




Tony Benn
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Speech in House of Commons (Feb. 28, 1991)
Tony Benn
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Office without power: diaries 1968-72 (1988 edition), Arrow


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Born: April 3, 1925

Died: March 14, 2014 (aged 88)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn, formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, was a British Labour Party politician, who was a Member of Parliament for 50 years, and a Cabinet Minister under Harold Wilson and James Callaghan.

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