Leonard James Callaghan

Leonard James Callaghan

Birth
Portsmouth, Portsmouth Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England
Death 26 Mar 2005 (aged 92)
Ringmer, Lewes District, East Sussex, England
Burial London, City of London, Greater London, England
Plot Ashes scaterred around the base of the Peter Pan statue situated near the hospital entrance.
Memorial ID 10685615 · View Source
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British Prime Minister. His official title is Lord Leonard James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff. He was World War II veteran who spent his post-war years establishing himself in government. After holding several positions he served as prime minister from April 1976 until May 1979 (and would eventually become the longest surviving Prime Minister). He was succeeded by Margaret Thatcher. He died one day before his 93rd birthday and 11 days after Audrey, his wife of 67 years.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Selk
  • Added: 26 Mar 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10685615
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard James Callaghan (27 Mar 1912–26 Mar 2005), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10685615, citing Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, City of London, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated.