Arthur Henderson PC (13 September 1863 – 20 October 1935) wis a Breetish iron moulder an Labour politeecian. He wis the first Labour cabinet meenister, wan the Nobel Peace Prize in 1934 an, uniquely, served three separate terms as Leader o the Labour Pairty in three different decades. He wis popular amang his colleagues, wha cried him "Uncle Arthur" in acknawledgement o his integrity, his devotion tae the cause an his imperturbability. He wis a transeetional figur whase policies war, at first, close tae thae o the Liberal Pairty, an the trades unions rejectit his emphasis on arbitration an conciliation, an thwarted his goal o unifyin the Labour Pairty an the trades unions.

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Arthur Henderson
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Leader o the Opposeetion
In office
1 September 1931 – 25 October 1932
Prime MeenisterRamsay MacDonald
Precedit biStanley Baldwin
Succeedit biGeorge Lansbury
Leader o the Labour Pairty
In office
28 August 1931 – 25 October 1932
DeputeJohn Robert Clynes
Precedit biRamsay MacDonald
Succeedit biGeorge Lansbury
In office
5 August 1914 – 24 October 1917
Chief WhipFrank Goldstone
George Henry Roberts
Precedit biRamsay MacDonald
Succeedit biWilliam Adamson
In office
22 Januar 1908 – 14 February 1910
Chief WhipGeorge Henry Roberts
Precedit biKeir Hardie
Succeedit biGeorge Nicoll Barnes
Secretar o State for Foreign Affairs
In office
7 Juin 1929 – 24 August 1931
Prime MeenisterRamsay MacDonald
Precedit biAusten Chamberlain
Succeedit bi1st Marquess o Reading
Chief Whip o the Labour Pairty
In office
1925–1927
LeaderRamsay MacDonald
Precedit biBen Spoor
Succeedit biTom Kennedy
In office
1920–1924
LeaderJohn Robert Clynes
Ramsay MacDonald
Precedit biWilliam Tyson Wilson
Succeedit biBen Spoor
In office
1914–1914
LeaderRamsay MacDonald
Precedit biGeorge Henry Roberts
Succeedit biFrank Walter Goldstone
In office
8 Februar 1906 – 1907
Precedit biDavid Shackleton
Succeedit biGeorge Henry Roberts
Home Secretary
In office
23 Januar 1924 – 4 November 1924
Prime MeenisterRamsay MacDonald
Precedit biWilliam Bridgeman
Succeedit biSir William Joynson-Hicks
Minister without Portfolio
In office
10 December 1916 – 12 August 1917
Prime MeenisterDavid Lloyd George
Precedit biHenry Petty-Fitzmaurice
Succeedit biGeorge Nicoll Barnes
Paymaster-General
In office
18 August 1916 – 10 December 1916
Prime MeenisterH. H. Asquith
Precedit biThomas Legh
Succeedit biJoseph Compton-Rickett
Preses o the Buird o Education
In office
25 Mey 1915 – 18 August 1916
Prime MeenisterH. H. Asquith
Precedit biJack Pease
Succeedit biRobert Crewe-Milnes
Member o Pairlament
for Clay Cross
In office
1 September 1933 – 14 November 1935
Precedit biCharles Duncan
Succeedit biAlfred Holland
Member o Pairlament
for Burnley
In office
28 Februar 1924 – 27 October 1931
Precedit biDan Irving
Succeedit biGordon Campbell
Member o Pairlament
for Newcastle-upon-Tyne East
In office
17 Januar 1923 – 6 December 1923
Precedit biJoseph Nicholas Bell
Succeedit biSir Robert Aske
Member o Pairlament
for Widnes
In office
30 August 1919 – 15 November 1922
Precedit biWilliam Hall Walker
Succeedit biGeorge Christopher Clayton
Personal details
Born13 September 1863
Glesga, Scotland
Dee'd20 October 1935(1935-10-20) (aged 72)
Lunnon, Ingland
Poleetical pairtyLabour
ReligionMethodism