Aneurin Bevan Quote
“How can wealth persuade poverty to use its political freedom to keep wealth in power? Here lies the whole art of Conservative politics in the twentieth century.”
In Place of Fear (1952), Chapter 1
Born: November 15, 1897
Died: July 6, 1960 (aged 62)
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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