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Barnett, Joel, Baron Barnett (1923–2014)  

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Joel Barnett, Baron Barnett (1923–2014) by Gordon Priestley, 1976

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Barnett, Joel, Baron Barnett (1923–2014), politician and accountant  

Peter Riddell

Barnett, Joel, Baron Barnett (1923–2014), politician and accountant, was born on 14 October 1923 at 3 Barker Street, Cheetham, Manchester, the only son of Louis Barnett (1892–1964), a tailor and later manufacturer of mantles and costumes, and his wife, Ettie, née...

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Brittan, Leon, Baron Brittan of Spennithorne (1939–2015)  

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Leon Brittan, Baron Brittan of Spennithorne (1939–2015), by Raymond Reuter, 1994

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Brittan, Leon, Baron Brittan of Spennithorne (1939–2015), politician  

Norman Lamont

Brittan, Leon, Baron Brittan of Spennithorne (1939–2015), politician, was born on 25 September 1939 at the City of London Maternity Hospital, 102 City Road, Finsbury, London, the second son of Joseph Brittan (1899–1972), medical practitioner, and his wife, Rebecca (Riva...

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Faith [née Book], (Irene) Sheila (1928–2014), dentist and politician  

Anne Pimlott Baker

Faith [née Book], (Irene) Sheila (1928–2014), dentist and politician, was born on 3 June 1928 at 24 Alexandra Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, the younger daughter of Isaac Book, draper, and his wife, Sarah, née Share. She was educated at the ...

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Lucas [née Stern], Alice Theresa (1853–1924), parliamentary candidate  

Mari Takayanagi

Lucas [née Stern], Alice Theresa (1853–1924), parliamentary candidate, was born at 92 Gloucester Place, Marylebone, London, on 6 May 1853, the third of four children of David Stern (1807–1877), Viscount de Stern in the Portuguese nobility, a merchant banker from ...

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Marqusee, Michael John (Mike) (1953–2015), writer and political activist  

Huw Richards

Marqusee, Michael John (Mike) (1953–2015), writer and political activist, was born in New York City on 27 January 1953, the oldest of five children of John Edward Marqusee (1928–1999), real estate developer, art dealer, and publisher, and his wife ...

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Zygielbojm, Szmul Mordko [Artur] (1895–1943), trade unionist and political activist  

Isabelle Tombs

Zygielbojm, Szmul Mordko [Artur] (1895–1943), trade unionist and political activist, was born in Borowice, near Lublin, Russian Poland, on 21 February 1895, the oldest of ten children of Yosef Zygielbojm (1876–1917), part-time teacher, and his wife, Henya (d. c.1942), tailor. In 1899 the family moved to nearby ...