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The Rt Hon James Ramsay MacDonald
|Prime Minister of the United Kingdom|
22 January 1924 – 4 November 1924
5 June 1929 – 7 June 1935
|Preceded by||Stanley Baldwin|
|Succeeded by||Stanley Baldwin|
12 October 1866|
Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland
|Died||9 November 1937
The Atlantic Ocean, on holiday
aboard the liner Reina del Pacifico
|Political party||Labour (until 1931), National Labour (from 1931)|
James Ramsay MacDonald (12 October 1866–9 November 1937) was a British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom three times. He became the first Prime Minister of the Labour Party in 1924. His third period as Prime Minister was during the crisis of the Great Depression when he formed a "National Government" in which a majority of MPs were from the British Conservative Party and was expelled from the Labour Party.
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