BirthdayFebruary 28, 1946

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Robin Cook

    Full name: Robin Cook
    Also known as: Robin Cook, Robert Finlayson Cook, Cook, Robert Finlayson
    Education: University of Edinburgh
    Professions: British politician and Cabinet minister
    Religion: None
    Work: President of the Party of European Socialists

  2. Robin Cook Death information

    Died: Saturday, 6th of August, 2005 (Age: 59)

  3. Robin Cook Biography

    Robert Finlayson "Robin" Cook (28 February 1946 – 6 August 2005) was a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Livingston from 1983 until his death, and served in the Cabinet as Foreign Secretary from 1997 to 2001.He studied at the University of Edinburgh before becoming a Member of Parliament for Edinburgh Central in 1974. In parliament he was noted for his debating ability which saw his rise through the political ranks and ultimately to the Cabinet.He resigned from his positions as Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons on 17 March 2003 in protest against the invasion of Iraq. At the time of his death, he was President of the Foreign Policy Centre and a vice-president of the America All Party Parliamentary Group and the Global Security and Non-Proliferation All Party Parliamentary Group.

  4. Robin Cook Family

    Spouse: Maragert Whitmore, Gaynor Regan

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