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Ernest Bevin

1881- 1951

British Politician

British politician Ernest Bevin started his career in politics as an official of the Docker's Union. From 1922 until 1940, he served as General Secretary of the Transport and General Worker's Union. In 1940, he entered the war cabinet as Labor Secretary. From 1945 until 1951, Bevin served as Foreign Secretary in the Attlee government.


Bullock, Alan. Ernest Bevin, Foreign Secretary : 1945-1951. 1985. Oxford University Press.

Crossman, R. H. S. (Richard Howard Stafford), 1907-1974. A Nation Reborn; A Personal Report on the Roles Played by Weizmann, Bevin, and Ben-Gurion in the Story of Israel. London, H. Hamilton, 1960.

Stephens, Mark. Ernest Bevin : Unskilled Labourer and World Statesman . 1881-1951 . 1989. Hills Books.

Williams, Francis. Ernest Bevin; Portrait of a Great Englishman. London Hutchinson [1952]