#21347. Asked by Oppie. (Aug 12 02 2:16 AM)
Yes, indeed. |
Tony Blair became the youngest Prime Minister for over a century following Labour's General election victory on 1 May 1997.
He was appointed Prime Minister the next day, four days short of his 44th birthday.
Birth date/Place of birth:
6 May 1953 Edinburgh
Fettes College, Edinburgh
St John's College, Oxford University
Married to Cherie
Children Euan, Nicholas, Kathryn and Leo
Career in politics:
1983 - General Election : became MP for Sedgefield.
Positions in Opposition:
1985 - Trade and Industry spokesman
1988 - Shadow Secretary of State for Energy
1989 - Shadow Secretary of State for Employment
1992 - Shadow Home Secretary
1994 - Leader of the Labour Party/Opposition
Positions in Government:
1997 - Prime Minister
2001 - Prime Minister
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