Death of James Callaghan

March 27, 1912 - March 26, 2005
| Age 92

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom dies at 92
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Former British Prime Minister James Callaghan, the affable, self-educated sailor's son who rose from poverty to become Lord Callaghan of Cardiff, died Saturday on the eve of his 93rd birthday and 11 days after the death of his wife of 67 years.

Callaghan's family said he died at his home in East Sussex county, south of London.

Callaghan succeeded Prime Minister Harold Wilson in April 1976, in the dying days of Britain's post-World War II consensus politics, and governed until...

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