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John Major
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Born in Merton, London
Born on 29th of March 1943

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Born 1943 - English Conservative statesman and Prime Minister.

Son of a trapeze performer. Became Conservative MP for Huntingdon in 1979. Made rapid progress from junior Minister to Foreign Secretary and then Chancellor of the Exchequer. Became Prime Minister in 1990 when Margaret Thatcher stood down. Resigned in 1997 with Labour landslide victory. Made Companion of Honour in 1999. Stood down as MP at 2001 general election.

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I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability. - Oscar Wilde
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