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James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson o Rievaulx, KG OBE PC FRS FSS (11 Mairch 1916 – 24 Mey 1995) wis a Breetish Labour Pairty politeecian who served as the Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick frae 1964 tae 1970 an 1974 tae 1976.


The Laird Wilson o Rievaulx

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Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
In office
4 Mairch 1974 – 5 Aprile 1976
Monarch Elizabeth II
Precedit bi Edward Heath
Succeedit bi James Callaghan
In office
16 October 1964 – 19 Juin 1970
Monarch Elizabeth II
Precedit bi Alec Douglas-Home
Succeedit bi Edward Heath
Leader o the Opposeetion
In office
19 Juin 1970 – 4 Mairch 1974
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Meenister Edward Heath
Precedit bi Edward Heath
Succeedit bi Edward Heath
In office
14 Februar 1963 – 16 October 1964
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Meenister Harold Macmillan
Alec Douglas-Home
Precedit bi George Brown
Succeedit bi Alec Douglas-Home
Leader o the Labour Party
In office
14 Februar 1963 – 5 Aprile 1976
Depute George Brown
Roy Jenkins
Edward Short
Precedit bi George Brown
Succeedit bi James Callaghan
Shaidae Foreign Secretar
In office
2 November 1961 – 14 Februar 1963
Leader Hugh Gaitskell
George Brown
Precedit bi Denis Healey
Succeedit bi Patrick Gordon Walker
Shaidae Chancellor o the Exchequer
In office
14 December 1955 – 2 November 1961
Leader Hugh Gaitskell
Precedit bi Hugh Gaitskell
Succeedit bi James Callaghan
Preses o the Board o Trade
In office
29 September 1947 – 23 Aprile 1951
Prime Meenister Clement Attlee
Precedit bi Stafford Cripps
Succeedit bi Hartley Shawcross
Secretar for Owerseas Trade
In office
10 Julie 1947 – 29 September 1947
Prime Meenister Clement Attlee
Precedit bi Hilary Marquand
Succeedit bi Arthur Bottomley
Pairlamentar Secretar tae the
Meenistry o Wirks
In office
5 Julie 1945 – 10 Julie 1947
Prime Meenister Clement Attlee
Precedit bi Reginald Manningham-Buller
Succeedit bi Evan Durbin
Member o Pairlament
for Huyton
In office
23 Februar 1950 – 9 Juin 1983
Precedit bi Constituency Creatit
Succeedit bi Constituency Abolished
Member o Pairlament
for Ormskirk
In office
5 Julie 1945 – 23 Februar 1950
Precedit bi Stephen King-Hall
Succeedit bi Ronald Cross
Personal details
Born James Harold Wilson
11 Mairch 1916(1916-03-11)
Huddersfield, Wast Riding o Yorkshire, Ingland
Dee'd 23 Mey 1995(1995-05-23) (aged 79)
Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick
Restin place St. Mary's Auld Kirk, St Mary's, Isles o Scilly, Ingland
Ceetizenship Breetish
Naitionality Inglis
Poleetical pairty Labour
Spoose(s) Mary Baldwin (m. 1940; his daith 1995)
Bairns Robin Wilson
Giles Wilson
Alma mater Jesus College, Oxford
Profession Academic
Religion Congregationalist
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