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Owen, David

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishOwen, DavidDavid OwenOw‧en, David /ˈəʊɪn/  (1938–) a British politician, who was Foreign Secretary in the Labour government (1977–79), but later left the Labour Party to help start the Social Democratic Party (SDP), which he led from 1983 to 1987. He left British politics and was given a special job by the United Nations to try to establish peace in Bosnia. In 1992, he was given a peerage, and his official title is Lord Owen of the City of Plymouth.
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