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Loved, hated or respected. Those who aspired to a leadership role within the party have always courted controversy and strong reactions particularly from party members. To discover more about some of the men and women who played a part in Labour's history click on one of the links.

 

    Identify these faces
WHAT DO THEY ALL HAVE IN COMMON (other than being all men!)?

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DON'T KNOW? Click here for the answer

   

 Online biographies

 

 

    Labour's first leader  
   

Link to obituary of Harold Wilson by Geoffrey Goodman published in the Guardian.

 
 
    Guardian photographic record to celebrate his 90th Birthday.  
   

Journal articles
   

Duncan Tanner KEIR HARDIE AND THE ILP 1900-15.
Modern History Review
 (1994) 5(4): pp.31-33.

Duncan Tanner SOCIALIST PIONEERS AND THE ART OF POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY.
Twentieth Century British History
  (1993) 4(3): pp.284-291.

Reviews Caroline Benn's Keir Hardie (1992) and Chushichi Tsuzuki's Tom Mann, 1856-1941: The Challenges of Labour (1991).

 

 

    ANSWERS They were all leaders of the Labour Party.
1: Hugh Gaitskell    2: Clem Attlee   3: Ramsay MacDonald
4: Harold Wilson   5: Keir Hardie  6: Arthur Henderson
7: John Smith    8: George Lansbury   9: Neil Kinnock
10: Jim Callaghan
 
       
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