Ernest Bevin

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Ernest Bevin
Lord Privy Seal
In office
9 March 1951 – 14 April 1951
Prime MinisterClement Attlee
Preceded byChristopher Addison
Succeeded byRichard Stokes
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
27 July 1945 – 9 March 1951
Prime MinisterClement Attlee
Preceded byAnthony Eden
Succeeded byHerbert Morrison
Minister of Labour and National Service
In office
13 May 1940 – 23 May 1945
Prime MinisterWinston Churchill
Preceded byErnest Brown
Succeeded byRab Butler
Personal details
Born9 March 1881
Winsford, Somerset, England
Died14 April 1951(1951-04-14) (aged 70)
London, England
Political partyLabour

Ernest Bevin was a British statesman, trade union leader, and Labour politician. Bevin strongly opposed Communism. He helped in the creation of NATO.[1]

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  1. "Ernest Bevin (1881 - 1951)". BBC. Retrieved 20 September 2016.