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Michael Foot

Michael FootAKA Michael Mackintosh Foot

Born: 23-Jul-1913
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England
Died: 3-Mar-2010
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Leader, House of Commons, 1976-79

Father: Isaac Foot (attorney, Liberal MP)
Brother: Dingle Mackintosh Foot (MP, b. 24-Aug-1905, d. 18-Jun-1978)
Brother: John Foot, Lord Foot (politician, life peer, b. 1909, d. 11-Oct-1999)
Brother: Hugh Foot, Lord Caradon (diplomat, life peer, b. 8-Oct-1907, d. 5-Sep-1990)
Wife: Jill Craigie (documentary filmmaker, m. 1949, d. 13-Dec-1999)

    High School: Leighton Park School, Reading
    University: Wadham College, Oxford University

    UK Leader of the House of Commons (1976-79)
    Lord President of the Council (1976-79)
    UK Secretary of State for Employment (1974-76)
    UK Member of Parliament for Ebbw Vale (1960-92)
    UK Member of Parliament for Plymouth Devonport (1945-55)
    London Evening Standard
    Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
    Labour Party (UK) Deputy Leader (1976-80), Leader (1980-83)

Author of books:
The Pen and the Sword (1957)
Aneurin Bevan (1962-73, 2 vols.)
Debts of Honour (1981)
Another Heart and Other Pulse (1984)
H.G.: The History of Mr. Wells (1985)
Loyalists and Loners (1986)
Politics of Paradise (1989)
Dr. Strangelove, I Presume (1999)
The Uncollected Michael Foot (2003)
Isaac Foot: A West Country Boy: Apostle of England (2006)

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