Robert Finlayson “Robin” Cook

Robert Finlayson “Robin” Cook

Death 6 Aug 2005 (aged 59)
Burial Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Memorial ID 21968595 · View Source
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British politician. Born at Bellshill, Scotland. Member of parliament 1974 until his death. Foreign secretary 1997-2001. Opposed the Iraq war. Died from a heart attack at Inverness. His gravestone contains the words:
"Parliamentarian and statesman, beloved husband of Gaynor and much-missed father of Chris and Peter.
I may not have succeeded in halting the war, but I did secure the right of Parliament to decide on war".


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  • Created by: Dieter Birkenmaier
  • Added: 5 Oct 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 21968595
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Finlayson “Robin” Cook (28 Feb 1946–6 Aug 2005), Find a Grave Memorial no. 21968595, citing Grange Cemetery, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland ; Maintained by Dieter Birkenmaier (contributor 46785965) .