Attlee Clement Richard

Att·lee

 (ăt′lē), Clement Richard 1883-1967.
British politician who as prime minister (1945-1951) formed the Labor government that established the National Health Service, expanded public ownership of industry, and granted independence to India (1947) and Burma (1948).
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