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Former Prime Minister of United Kingdom


James Gordon Brown is the Leader of the Labour Party in the United Kingdom. He became Prime Minister after Tony Blair resigned in June 2007 and continue in his post till 2010. Earlier, he had served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 1997 to 2007 under Tony Blair. Brown has a PhD in History from the University of Edinburgh. He started his career working as a television journalist.

Gordon Brown Info

Date of BirthFebruary 20, 1951
Place of BirthGiffnock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
Spouse (s)Sarah Brown
ChildrenJennifer Jane (Deceased), John Macaulay, James Fraser
Residence10 Downing Street (Official), North Queensferry (Private)
Political PartyLabour
Alma materUniversity of Edinburgh
ReligionChurch of Scotland
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 My duty to the country coming out of this election is to play my part in Britain having a strong, stable and principled government able to lead Britain into sustained economic recovery and able to implement our commitments to far-reaching reform upon which there is a growing consensus in our country. 
— Gordon Brown / May 07, 2010
 At this moment of risk to our economy, at this moment of decision for our country, I ask you to come home to Labour. 
— Gordon Brown in his final election rally of the 2010 General Election / May 05, 2010
 Only a Labour government can deliver meaningful constitutional change. Nick Clegg is deceiving himself if he believes the Conservatives would back electoral reform. 
— Gordon Brown / May 04, 2010
 The time for debates has finished and the time for decision has begun... We will continue to fight for the future of this country until the very last second of this election campaign. 
— Gordon Brown / April 30, 2010
 I have personally paid this heavy price for a mistake that I made, 
— Gordon Brown admitting that he paid a heavy price for his "bigot" comment / April 30, 2010

 Sometimes you say things in the heat of the moment, sometimes you pay a very heavy price for those things. Sometimes you say things you greatly regret. And I have paid a very high price for it. 
— Gordon Brown admitting that he paid a heavy price for his "bigot" comment / April 30, 2010
 I know that if things stay as they are, perhaps in eight days’ time David Cameron, perhaps supported by Nick Clegg, would be in office. 
— Gordon Brown feels that David Cameron might head to the Prime Minister's office this election / April 30, 2010
 It wasn’t a concession. It was a reminder that that was where the opinion polls were. 
— Gordon Brown will fight till the last moment / April 30, 2010