John Major served as a Conservative Party member in British Parliament, and also as the Prime Minister of England between 1990 and 1997. He was the youngest Prime Minister of England in the 20th century, and succeeded Margaret Thatcher in 1990. He also served as the Chancellor of Exchequer & Foreign Secretary under Thatcher, and Member of Parliament from Huntingdon between 1979 and 2001. He remained the Prime Minister of England till 1997, after which Tony Blair succeeded him.
Born to Thomas Major and Gwendolyn, John’s father was a vaudevillian, a circus acrobat and mercenary, and also manufactured garden ornaments. After incurring losses in a business, the family moved to Brixton, and John was sent to a local school with authoritarian atmosphere. He did not like such surroundings, and left school to find odd jobs into construction and banking industries.