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Leo Abse

AKA Leopold Abse

Born: 22-Apr-1917
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
Died: 19-Aug-2008
Location of death: London, England [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: Wales
Executive summary: Labour MP for Torfaen, 1983-87

Military service: Royal Air Force (WWII)

[1] Charing Cross Hospital, London, England.

Father: Rudolf Abse
Dannie Abse (poet/novelist, b. 22-Sep-1923)
Brother: Wilfred (b. 1915, d. 2005)
Wife: Marjorie Davies (artist, m. 1955, d. 1996, one son, one daughter)
Wife: Ania Czepulkowska (m. 2000, until his death)

    High School: Howard Gardens High School, Cardiff, Wales
    University: London School of Economics

    UK Member of Parliament for Torfaen (1983-87)
    UK Member of Parliament for Pontypool (1958-83)
    UK City Council Cardiff City Council (1953-58)
    Labour Party (UK)

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Author of books:
Private Member (1973)
Margaret, Daughter of Beatrice: A Psychobiography of Margaret Thatcher (1989)
Wotan, My Enemy (1994)
The Man Behind the Smile: Tony Blair and the Politics of Perversion (1996)
Fellatio, Masochism, Politics and Love (1997)
Tony Blair: The Man Who Lost His Smile (2003)

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