Bob Crow

British trade union leader

Robert Crow (13 June 1961 – 11 March 2014) was a British trade union leader. He served as the General Secretary of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) from 2002 until his death. The union was previously headed by Jimmy Knapp, until his death in 2001. Crow helped make the RMT one of Britain's fastest growing trade unions.[1][2]

Bob Crow
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Bob Crow at Industri Energi's Styrke conference 2012
Born(1961-06-13)13 June 1961
Died11 March 2014(2014-03-11) (aged 52)
Whipps Cross, London, England
OccupationTrade union leader

Crow died in Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, England after suffering an aneurysm and heart attack, aged 52.[3][4]


  1. Bob Crow: workers' friend?, BBC, 5 September 2007
  2. "RMT Membership passes 80,000". RMT Union. Retrieved 21 July 2010.
  3. "RMT union general secretary Bob Crow dies". BBC News. 11 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014.
  4. Holehouse, Matthew (11 March 2014). "Bob Crow, leader of the RMT, dies". The Telegraph. Retrieved 11 March 2014.

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