Jeremy Corbyn’s Beard

By David Michael Newstead.

If opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn manages to become Prime Minister, he’ll be Britain’s first leader with facial hair since Conservative Harold Macmillan in 1963 and the first with a full beard since Conservative Robert Gascoyne-Cecil in 1902. And although recent electoral success has earned him comparisons to fellow Labour leader Clement Attlee, Corbyn’s work is far from over. In the meantime, here’s a look at some of the best facial hair in British political history.