Tony Blair

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007. He was Leader of the Opposition from 1994 to 1997. As of 2017, Blair is the last British Labour Party leader to have won a general election.

Birth: 6 May 1953, Edinburgh, Scotland 
Political party: Labour 
Dates in office: 1997 to 2007

Tony Blair

Sir John Major

Sir John Major KG CH is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997. He served as Foreign Secretary and then Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Thatcher Government from 1989 to 1990, and was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Huntingdon from 1979 until his retirement in 2001.

Birth: 29 March 1943, St Helier, Carshalton, Surrey 
Political party: Conservative 
Dates in office: 1990 to 1997

Sir John Major

Baroness Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century and the first woman to hold that office.

Birth: 13 October 1925, Grantham, Lincolnshire 
Death: 8 April 2013, London 
Political party: Conservative 
Dates in office: 1979 to 1990

Baroness Margaret Thatcher

James Callaghan

Leonard James Callaghan was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1979 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1976 to 1980.

Birth: 27 March 1912 , Copnor area of Portsmouth, Hampshire 
Death: 26 March 2005, Ringmer, East Sussex 
Political party: Labour 
Dates in office: 1976 to 1979

James Callaghan

Sir Edward Heath

Sir Edward Richard George Heath KG MBE was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1965 to 1975.

Birth: 9 July 1916, Broadstairs, Kent 
Death: 17 July 2005, Salisbury, Wiltshire 
Political party: Conservative 
Dates in office: 1970 to 1974

Sir Edward Heath

Harold Wilson

Wilson was appointed a parliamentary secretary in the Attlee ministry and rose quickly through the ministerial ranks; he became Secretary for Overseas Trade in 1947 and was elevated to Cabinet shortly thereafter as President of the Board of Trade. In opposition to the next Conservative government, he served as Shadow Chancellor (1955–1961) and Shadow Foreign Secretary (1961–1963).

Birth: 11 March 1916, Huddersfield, Yorkshire 
Death: 23 May 1995, London 
Political party: Labour 
Dates in office: 1974 to 1976, 1964 to 1970

Harold Wilson

Sir Alec Douglas-Home

Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1963 to October 1964. He was the last Prime Minister to hold office while a member of the House of Lords, before renouncing his peerage and taking up a seat in the House of Commons for the remainder of his premiership.

Birth: 2 July 1903, London 
Death: 9 October 1995, Berwickshire 
Political party: Conservative 
Dates in office: 1963 to 1964

Sir Alec Douglas-Home

Harold Macmillan

Maurice Harold Macmillan was a British Conservative Party statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963. Dubbed “Supermac”, he was known for his pragmatism, wit and unflappability.

Birth: 10 February 1894, London 
Death: 29 December 1986, Chelwood Gate, Sussex 
Political party: Conservative 
Dates in office: 1957 to 1963

Harold Macmillan

Sir Anthony Eden

Robert Anthony Eden was a British Conservative politician who served three periods as Foreign Secretary and then a relatively brief term as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1955 to 1957.

Birth: 12 June 1897, Rushyford, County Durham 
Death: 14 January 1977, Alvediston, Wiltshire 
Political party: Conservative 
Dates in office: 1955 to 1957

Sir Anthony Eden