Tony Blair (the full name Anthony Charles Lynton Blair - Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, P. May 6, 1953) was the leader of the Labour Party, the 73rd Prime Minister of the UK (from 1997 to 2007). He was the champion of the British Labour Party for the duration of stay at the head of the party. In the XX century, only Blair and Margaret Thatcher were in power for three general election campaigns.
Blair became that his father wanted to, but had not managed to become - a successful politician. But here the similarity ends. They are very different, in their political views even though his father had a great influence on Tony as a child. The Son of a staunch conservative and an atheist became the leader of Labour and very religious man. The Apple in this case, fell very far from the tree.
In his speech at the golden jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II Blair sentimentally recalled: "In the distant 1960 in Durham I was a little boy in short trousers, was standing and waving your flag." Unlike his wife, Sheri, who for a long time obstinately refused to curtsey curtsied to the queen, he strongly emphasized their respects to Her Majesty. Even before the election between them, it was agreed that the Queen would remain the head of the Anglican Church and the Church itself will remain a state. Blair also supported the reformist and simultaneously self-serving suggestions of Prince Charles.
Marry Tony Blair and Cherie Booth, daughter of a famous English actor, linked in Then they not only served great promise as lawyers, but both had political ambitions. Sherry was 15 years old said that he wants to become the first British woman Prime Minister. Friends perceive her claims seriously, and Blair predicted a brilliant career as a lawyer. In actual fact the opposite.
When in 1997 the couple moved to Blair's Downing Street, 10, they already had two sons and a daughter. Long before his wife agreed that they would not hide the Sherry and children from the lenses of TV cameras and still cameras. But with all this, Blair would not mind using the theme of fatherhood in order to achieve the desired effect, the public.