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Ramsay MacDonald

Person  Male  Born 12/10/1866  Died 9/11/1937

Categories: Politics & Administration

Countries: Scotland

Born at Lossiemouth, on the Moray Firth, Scotland.

The first Labour Prime Minister: 1924, 1929-35. The first prime minister to give cabinet office to a woman (Margaret Bondfield).

Died on the liner Reina del Pacifico, bound for South America, following a game of deck quoits. After a public funeral in Westminster Abbey his ashes were taken to Lossiemouth and buried in the grave where his wife's Margaret's had been buried twenty-six years before.

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Margaret MacDonald

Bronze statue unveiled on 19 December 1914. Sculpted by Goulden to Ramsay's d...

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