Thorpe, Jeremy

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Name
Thorpe, Jeremy Gender: M
John Jeremy Thorpe
born on 29 April 1929 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Watt
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 08°23' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 07°02 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 16°03'



Biography

British former politician who was leader of the Liberal Party from 1967 to 1976 and Member of Parliament (MP) for North Devon from 1959 to 1979.

His political career was severely damaged when an acquaintance, Norman Scott, claimed to have had a love affair with Thorpe in the early 1960s, at a time when homosexual acts were illegal in Britain. The scandal forced Thorpe to resign as Liberal Party leader in 1976. He denied the claims of a homosexual affair and was charged with conspiring to murder Scott, though he was acquitted of these charges in 1979, shortly after losing his seat in the general election.

Thorpe died on 4 December 2014 in London of Parkinson's disease, aged 85.

Link to Wikipedia

Relationships

  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Heath, Edward (born 9 July 1916)
  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Wilson, Harold (born 11 March 1916)
  • role played of/by Grant, Hugh (born 9 September 1960). Notes: 2018 TV miniseries "A Very English Scandal"

Events

  • Work : New Job 18 January 1967 (Leader of Liberal Party)
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  • Death of Significant person June 1970 (First wife dies in a car carsh)
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  • Work : Fired/Laid off/Quit 3 May 1979 (Failed to be re-elected as MP)
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  • Crime : Trial dates 22 June 1979 (acquitted of conspiracy to murder)
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  • Death by Disease 4 December 2014 (Parkinson's, Age 85)
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Source Notes

Date from public record. Time from Matrix Software - original source unknown

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Charismatic
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Parkinson's
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Parkinson's)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney (Barrister (Queen's Counsel))
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Leader of UK Liberal Party)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (UK MP)