John Major

John Major


John Major is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom born on 23 March 1943, In London, England.

Family Background:

He is the son of Tom Major-Ball and Gwen Major. John grew up with four siblings, two sisters and two brothers.

Personal Life:

In October 1970, He married Norma Johnson. His wife Norma is a teacher and had a former member of the ‘Young Conservatives’. They have two children, a son, and a daughter, James, Elizabeth.


John had attended a grammar school named ‘Rutlish School’ in the London Borough of Merton. In the late 1950s, He had finished school, gaining O-levels in history, English literature, and English language.


In 1971, He lost his seat in the ‘Housing Committee’, But following this, He had got more involved in the UK’s political environment. In 1974, He had attempted to be elected to the ‘Parliament’ but lost the elections. The 1979 elections had finally made him the MP from Huntingdonshire. Later he had become the MP for the newly formed seat of Huntingdon in 1983, After changes in the geographical limits of the constituency. He had served in the ‘Parliament’ for the next 22 years. The Following year, John had been advanced to the position of the ‘Minister for Pensions and Social Security’ John had been young and highly enthusiastic, and the top party leadership had been happy with his work. In 1996, John’s failure as a strong leader also revealed in his party’s position in the ‘Parliament’, and the ‘Conservative Party’ lost its majority, But John had managed to stay as the prime minister for several more months, until the 1997 general elections. However, John’s tenure had been successful in many ways, too. In 1998, John had placed the foundation of the ‘Good Friday Agreement’, which built peace in Northern Ireland. This success had been recognized by the international media.

John Major

Unknown Facts:

  • He Left school at age 16.
  • He had Worked at a bank prior to entering politics.
  • John Roy Major is his full name.

Master Stroke:

  • John Major is a British politician who had served as the prime minister of the UK and the leader of the ‘Conservative Party’ from 1990 to 1997.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 1999, He became the Member of the Order of the Companions of Honor.
  • In 2005, He honored the Knight Companion of the Noblest Order of the Garter.
  • In 2008, He received the British Sports Book Awards.

What can we learn from Him??

Like John Major, If you want to be successful in life, Make your life goal to become a success in life.

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