Anthony  Blair (Tony)
UK

Anthony Blair (Tony)

Former Prime Minister (1997-2007) and current Middle East Peace Envoy

Date of Birth: 06/05/1953
Place of Birth: Edinburgh

Education: Fettes College, Edinburgh. St John's College, Oxford.

Commentary: Anthony Blair is a barrister and was a member of Parliament for Sedgefield in Britain's North-East from 1983 to 2007. Tony Blair was elected Labour Party leader in 1994 and became Prime Minister in 1997. After winning another two general elections, he stepped down in July 2007. He was succeeded by his Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, who was elected Labour Party leader unopposed. In June 2007, Blair was appointed Middle East Peace Envoy by the United Nations, EU, United States and Russia.