Harold Wilson former Labour Prime Minister and wife Mary in October 1974 Wilson was the Labour leader who ended 13 years of Tory mis rule winning the 1964 General Election by just four seats Within two years his margin was unworkable and Wilson went back to the country winning the 1966 poll in more comfortable style 96 majority He suffered a surprise defeat to Ted Heath in 1970 but came back to power in 1974 following a hung Parliament and a second election in the same year winning by three seats Two years later he stunned the country by resigning on his 60th birthday in 1976 and handing over

Harold Wilson former Labour Prime Minister and wife Mary in October 1974 Wilson was the Labour leader who ended 13 years of Tory mis rule winning the 1964 General Election by just four seats Within two years his margin was unworkable and Wilson went back to the country winning the 1966 poll in more comfortable style 96 majority He suffered a surprise defeat to Ted Heath in 1970 but came back to power in 1974 following a hung Parliament and a second election in the same year winning by three seats Two years later he stunned the country by resigning on his 60th birthday in 1976 and handing over Stock Photo
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1705 x 1671 px | 28.9 x 28.3 cm | 11.4 x 11.1 inches | 150dpi

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1 October 1974

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Harold Wilson former Labour Prime Minister and wife Mary in October 1974 Wilson was the Labour leader who ended 13 years of Tory mis rule winning the 1964 General Election by just four seats Within two years his margin was unworkable and Wilson went back to the country winning the 1966 poll in more comfortable style 96 majority He suffered a surprise defeat to Ted Heath in 1970 but came back to power in 1974 following a hung Parliament and a second election in the same year winning by three seats Two years later he stunned the country by resigning on his 60th birthday in 1976 and handing over to Jim Callaghan In later life it transpired he was suffering from Alzheimer s Disease He died in 1995

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