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Last Updated: Wednesday May 09 2007 11:13 GMT

Find out about Tony Blair

Mr Blair's schooldays

  • His full name is Anthony Charles Lynton Blair.

  • At the age of 43, he was the youngest Prime Minister since Lord Liverpool in 1812.

  • He went to Oxford University, where he studied law

  • He was the singer and guitarist in a student rock band called Ugly Rumours.

    At Oxford University
    At Oxford University. Nice hair!

  • Mr Blair and his wife Cherie have three sons - Euan, 23, Nicky, 21 and Leo, who will be seven on May 20. They also have a daughter, Kathryn, 19.

  • When he was younger, other politicians nicknamed him Bambi, reportedly because he looked like the cartoon deer

  • Leo - who arrived in May 2000 - was the first child born to a serving Prime Minister for 152 years.

  • His hobbies are said to include tennis and reading, and he often takes a guitar on his holidays.

    He still likes jamming!
    He still likes jamming!

  • He is the first Labour leader in history to win three General Elections in a row.

  • He was born in Edinburgh.

  • He is the Member Of Parliament for Sedgefield, in the north east of England.

  • He is the Labour Party's longest serving Prime Minister.


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