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Michael Foot (23 July 1913 - 3 March 2010) was a British Labour Party politician, journalist and author.

Foot was born in Plymouth, Devon. He studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at University of Oxford. He was a journalist from the late 1930s until the early 1960s.

He was a Member of Parliament from 1945-1955 and from 1960-1992. He was deputy leader of the Labour Party from 1976-1980 and Leader of the Opposition from 1980-1983.

Foot was married to writer Jill Craigie (1911-1999) from 1949 until her death. He was an atheist. He died at home in Hampstead, London.

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