22 mag 2023 · Jeremy Corbyn, in full Jeremy Bernard Corbyn, (born May 26, 1949, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England), British politician who was leader of the Labour Party (2015–20). Corbyn attended a grammar school in Shropshire and, briefly, a technical college in north London before pursuing a career as a left-wing political activist.
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