Rhodri Morgan

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The Right Honourable
Rhodri Morgan
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First Minister of Wales
In office
9 February 2000 – 10 December 2009
DeputyMichael German
Ieuan Wyn Jones
Preceded byAlun Michael
Succeeded byCarwyn Jones
Leader of Welsh Labour
In office
9 February 2000 – 9 December 2009
Preceded byAlun Michael
Succeeded byCarwyn Jones
Member of the Welsh Assembly
for Cardiff West
In office
6 May 1999 – 5 May 2011
Preceded byConstituency Created
Succeeded byMark Drakeford
Member of Parliament
for Cardiff West
In office
11 June 1987 – 7 June 2001
Preceded byStefan Terlezki
Succeeded byKevin Brennan
Personal details
Born29 September 1939
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Died17 May 2017 (aged 77)
Wenvoe, Wales, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)Julie Morgan
Children3
Alma materSt John's College, Oxford
Harvard University

Hywel Rhodri Morgan (29 September 1939 – 17 May 2017) was a Welsh Labour politician. He was the First Minister of Wales and the Leader of Welsh Labour from 2000 to 2009. He was also the Assembly Member for Cardiff West from 1999 to 2011 and the Member of Parliament for Cardiff West from 1987 to 2001.

Morgan died on 17 May 2017 after collapsing at his Wenvoe, Wales home from a suspected heart attack at the age of 77.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former first minister Rhodri Morgan dies". BBC News. 2017-05-17. Retrieved 2017-05-17.

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