|The Rt Hon. Clement Attlee|
|Prime Minister of the United Kingdom|
27 July 1945 – 26 October 1951
|Preceded by||Winston Churchill|
|Succeeded by||Winston Churchill|
|Born||3 January 1883
Putney, London, England
|Died||8 October 1967 (aged 84)
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC (3 January 1883 - 8 October 1967) was a British politician. He was the first Labour prime minister with a majority in government, and was very important in the setting up of the welfare state. He was prime minister from 1945 to 1951. He was made a member of the House of Lords after he retired, and became the first Earl Attlee.
Attlee is buried in Westminster Abbey.