Leo Abse, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Leo Abse

British politician

Date of Birth: 22-Apr-1917

Place of Birth: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 19-Aug-2008

Profession: writer, lawyer, politician, poet lawyer

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Leo Abse

  • Leopold Abse (22 April 1917 – 19 August 2008) was a Welsh lawyer and politician.
  • He was a Welsh Labour MP for nearly 30 years, noted for promoting private member's bills to decriminalise male homosexual relations and liberalise the divorce laws.
  • During his parliamentary career, Abse introduced more private member's bills than any other parliamentarian in the 20th century.
  • After his retirement from Parliament he wrote several books about politics, based on his interest in psychoanalysis.

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