Person    | Male  Born 3/4/1925  Died 14/3/2014

Tony Benn

Born as Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn. Labour politician. Inherited a title in 1960 on his father's death, Viscount Stansgate. This forced him out of the House of Commons so he fought to have the law changed to enable him to renounce the title, which he managed in 1963. The term 'Bennite' came to mean someone who shared his radical left-wing views.

On his death his son Stephen, a scientist, inherited the Stansgate title.

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Tony Benn

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Emily Wilding Davison - Palace of Westminster

See Davison's page for an explanation of this plaque. While still thinking a...

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Krishna Menon - N6

Tony Benn knew Menon personally.

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Thomas Rainsborough

Thomas Rainsborough was buried in this churchyard on the 14th November 1648 a...

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Herbert H. Twining

Herbert H. Twining

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Joaquim Nabuco

Joaquim Nabuco

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William Compton, 5th Marquess of Northampton

William Compton, 5th Marquess of Northampton

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Sidney Herbert

Sidney Herbert

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W. W. Tyler

W. W. Tyler

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