Reference Entry

MacDonald, (James) Ramsay (1866–1937), prime minister

David Marquand

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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MacDonald, (James) Ramsay (1866–1937), prime minister, was born on 12 October 1866 in a ‘but-and-ben’ cottage in Lossiemouth, a small fishing port on the coast of Moray in north-east Scotland. He was the illegitimate son of Anne Ramsay, a Lossiemouth farm servant, and ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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