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Keir Hardie - Wikipedia

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James Keir Hardie (15 August 1856 – 26 September 1915) was a Scottish socialist and the first Labour Member of Parliament. Hardie started work at the age of ...

BBC - History - Historic Figures: James Keir Hardie (1856 - 1915)

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James Keir Hardie was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland on 15 August 1856, the illegitimate son of a servant, Mary Keir. His mother later married David Hardie, ...

Keir Hardie - The man who broke the mould of British politics - BBC ...

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Sep 26, 2015 ... When James Keir Hardie died in 1915 he was reviled by much of the political establishment but the past 100 years have seen his reputation ...

James Keir Hardie - Spartacus Educational

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James Keir Hardie, the illegitimate son of Mary Keir, a servant from ... His friend, Philip Snowden, explained why this happened: "Keir Hardie had no schooling ...

Birth of Keir Hardie | History Today

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Keir Hardie came into the world in singularly unpromising circumstances. The illegitimate child of a farm girl named Mary Kerr or Keir (herself illegitimate) and, ...

James Keir Hardie facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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Keir Hardie was born on Aug. 15, 1856, at Legbrannock, Lanarkshire, the illegitimate son of Mary Keir, domestic, and William Aitken, miner. He took the name of ...

About Keir Hardie | The Keir Hardie Society

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KEIR HARDIE (1856-1915) Born illegitimate and in poverty in 1856 and working in the coal mines from the age of ten. Yet Keir Hardie was to become the main ...

J. Keir Hardie | British labour leader | Britannica.com

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Jul 20, 1998 ... J. Keir Hardie, (born Aug. 15, 1856, Legbrannock, Lanark, Scot.—died Sept. 26, 1915, Glasgow), British labour leader, first to represent the ...

The Kier Hardie Myth | The Socialist Party of Great Britain

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The myth about Keir Hardie's attitude to war is very persistent. At an anti-Polaris rally in Glasgow last December, the Co-operative Movement representative had ...

Keir Hardie | Making Britain - The Open University

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James Keir Hardie, originally James Kerr, was the son of Mary Kerr, a Scottish farm servant. His father was probably William Aitken, a miner from Holytown, but  ...