Bob Crow: A life in pictures

Bob Crow, 2010 Bob Crow, General secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union, has died aged 52.
Bob Crow, 2002 Bob Crow, seen here in 2002, was one of the old school of trades union leaders respected by both supporters and opponents.
 Bob Crow,2002 Born in 1961 in east London, Mr Crow got his first job on the underground at the age of 16, fixing rails and cutting down trees by the track. He was elected general secretary of the RMT in 2002 following the death of former leader Jimmy Knapp.
 Bob Crow, 2002 A longstanding Millwall supporter, Mr Crow, seen here with his dog Castro, was not a member of any political party, and was often equally critical of Labour - especially New Labour - as he was of the Conservatives.
RMT General Secretary Bob Crow (left) and ASLEF General Secretary Mick Whelan (right) during a fares protest, 2014 He was known for his hard-nosed tactics including strikes, most recently last month when parts of the London Underground network were shut down for 48 hours.
Bob Crow in his office, London, 2009 Mr Crow's class-based politics made him a regular cartoon villain for some newspapers. His salary package of about £145,000 was criticised, especially as he continued to live in a council house. He is seen here in his office.
Bob Crow, 2005 Unison general secretary Dave Prentis said: "I am shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Bob Crow. Unison members will want to send their sympathy to his family and friends."
Bob Crow, General Secretary of the Rail and National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), addressing the Trades Union Congress, 2013 Manuel Cortes, leader of the TSSA rail union said: "Bob Crow was admired by his members and feared by employers, which is exactly how he liked it."

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