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About John Major
John Major is a British politician best known for being the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Conservative Party from November 28, 1990 to May 2, 1997. He also served as Chancellor of the Exchequer and Foreign Secretary in Margaret Thatcher’s administration.
His political career began at an early age. In 1964, when he was only 21, he contested as a candidate for Lambeth London Borough Council. He won a seat on the council in 1968. He was elected MP for Huntingdonshire in 1979.
He married Norma Johnson in 1970. They had two children together - a son named James and a daughter named Elizabeth.
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Famous quotes by John Major
I think we can get respect for Parliament back providing governments and oppositions are frank.John Major
If we want to deliver opportunity for all, we need an economy that delivers jobs for the future.John Major
If you look at things that really affect people's lives - sport, the arts, charities - they were always at the back of the queue for government money - health, social security, defence, pensions were all way ahead. And each of those areas - sports, the arts, the lottery - got relatively petty cash from the government.John Major
It is time to return to core values, time to get back to basics , to self-discipline and respect for the law, to consideration for the others, to accepting responsibility for yourself and your family - and not shuffling it off on other people and the state.John Major
Of course there are regrets. I shall regret always that I found my own authentic voice in politics. I was too conservative, too conventional. Too safe, too often. Too defensive. Too reactive. Later, too often on the back foot.John Major
Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less.John Major
The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.John Major
The sight of allegedly sophisticated politicians parroting complete tripe trivialises and demeans government and it has to be stopped. It's played a significant part in public disillusionment with politics and has led to the absurd situation where more people vote for 'Strictly Come Dancing' than voted in the general election.John Major
Well, I think there's a distinction between sexing-up the intelligence and sexing-up the presentation of the intelligence.John Major
Whatever efforts for peace President Gorbachev had in mind, they were pretty substantially undercut very swiftly by Saddam Hussein.John Major
John Major's Popularity
John Major is a famous British politician, who was born on March 29, 1943. As a person born on this date, John Major is listed in our database as the 13th most popular celebrity for the day (March 29) and the 19th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on March 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. John Major is the 438th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to John Major's birthday, John Major is the 81st most famous British.
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