Tony Benn





Tony Benn

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born
in London, England, The United Kingdom
April 03, 1925

died
March 14, 2014

gender
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Anthony Neil Wedgwood "Tony" Benn, PC (3 April 1925 – 14 March 2014), formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, was a British Labour Party politician. He served as a Member of Parliament from 1951 until 2001, and was a Cabinet Minister under Harold Wilson and James Callaghan in the 1960s and 1970s. After his retirement from the House of Commons, he continued his activism and served as president of the Stop the War Coalition.


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The Benn Diaries: 1940-1990
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“There is no moral difference between a Stealth bomber and a suicide bomber. They both kill innocent people for political reasons.”
Tony Benn

“Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.”
Tony Benn

“All war represents a failure of diplomacy.”
Tony Benn

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