Clement Attlee

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Person.png Clement Attlee   Powerbase SpartacusRdf-icon.png
(Lawyer, Soldier, Politician)
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BornClement Richard Attlee
1883-01-03
Putney, Surrey, United Kingdom
Died1967-10-08 (Age 84)
Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
Alma materUniversity College (Oxford)
Children • Lady Janet Shipton Lady Felicity Harwood
• Martin Attlee
• 2nd Earl Attlee
• Lady Alison Davis
SpouseViolet Millar
PartyLabour

Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (HM Government).svg Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
26 July 1945 - 26 October 1951
EmployerUK
DeputyHerbert Morrison
Preceded byWinston Churchill
Succeeded byWinston Churchill

Employment.png Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
19 February 1942 - 23 May 1945

Employment.png Leader of the Opposition Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
26 October 1951 - 25 November 1955
Preceded byWinston Churchill

Employment.png Leader of the Opposition Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
25 October 1935 - 11 May 1940

Employment.png Leader of the Labour Party Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
25 October 1935 - 25 November 1955
DeputyHerbert Morrison

Employment.png Deputy Leader of the Labour Party

In office
25 October 1932 - 25 October 1935
BossGeorge Lansbury

Employment.png Lord President of the Council Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
24 September 1943 - 23 May 1945

Employment.png Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs

In office
15 February 1942 - 24 September 1943

Employment.png Lord Privy Seal Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
11 May 1940 - 15 February 1942

Employment.png Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
23 May 1930 - 13 March 1931

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Walthamstow West

In office
23 February 1950 - 26 December 1955

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Limehouse

In office
15 November 1922 - 23 February 1950

Employment.png UK Postmaster General Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
13 March 1931 - 25 August 1931

Employment.png Postmaster General Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
13 March 1931 - 25 August 1931

Employment.png Under-Secretary of State for War

In office
23 January 1924 - 4 November 1924

Clement Attlee was the longest-ever serving Leader of the Labour Party, and UK Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951.

Operation Embarrass

Full article: Operation Embarrass

In late 1946 when Clement Attlee's government asked MI6 for “proposals for action to deter ships masters and crews from engaging in illegal Jewish immigration and traffic.” Stewart Menzies, the chief of the SIS, suggested carrying out false flag bomb attacks against Jewish refugees, which were indeed carried out in 1947 and 1948 as Operation Embarrass.[1]


3 January 1883|8 October 1967| 

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