#402 Aneurin Bevan / Sacheverell Sitwell – 15 November 1897

Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin “Nye” Bevan (15 November 1897 – 6 July 1960) was a Welsh Labour Party politician of the first half of the 20th century. He was a long-time Member of Parliament (MP) and became recognised as one of the leaders of the party’s left wing, and of left-wing British thought generally. His most famous accomplishment came when, as Minister of Healthin the post-war Attlee government, he spearheaded the establishment of the National Health Service, which provides free medical care to all Britons.

Sacheverell Sitwell

Sir Sacheverell Sitwell, 6th Baronet CH (15 November 1897 – 1 October 1988) was an English writer, best known as an art critic and writer on architecture, particularly the baroque. He was the younger brother of Dame Edith Sitwell and Sir Osbert Sitwell.


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