February 21, 1977 - November 30, 1989
|Preceded by:||Anthony Crosland|
|Succeded by:||Neil Kinnock|
|Minister of State at the Foreign Office|
September 10, 1976 - February 21, 1977
|Preceded by:||Roy Hattersley|
|Succeded by:||Frank Judd|
|Member of Parliament for Plymouth Devonport|
February 28, 1974 - May 1991
|Preceded by:||Joan Vickers|
|Succeded by:||David Jamieson|
July 2 1938, Plympton, United Kingdom
Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
King's College London
David Owen is British Labour Party politician who served as Foreign Secretary from 1977 to 1989, the longest continuous tenure of any person in that office.
He has also been a strong force on the right-wing of the Labour Party, and was the nominal leader of the so called gang of three, also consisting of Shirley Williams and Bill Rodgers.